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Re: AHG 2021 Proposals (a question)

From: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 16:57:07 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFmg2sUaRDwRMgTS8fKMG9U=sNd8Fnsr08Yh6Uw=G+i5w_0brw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ali, Irfan" <iali@ets.org>
Cc: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, Pronunciation Task Force <public-pronunciation@w3.org>
Hi Ali,

Some time between 8:00 - 10:00 AM Eastern? I have a busy day Friday, but we
need to get this taken care of, so if those times don't work, propose
another please.

JF

On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 4:27 PM Ali, Irfan <iali@ets.org> wrote:

> We can talk about it tomorrow. Do you want me to block a time?
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> *From: *John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
> *Date: *Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:08 AM
> *To: *Pronunciation Task Force <public-pronunciation@w3.org>
> *Subject: *Re: AHG 2021 Proposals (a question)
> *Resent-From: *<public-pronunciation@w3.org>
> *Resent-Date: *Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:08 AM
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> Good news!!
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> Paul and/or Mark - can we get our heads together and put together an
> outline before the weekend? Please advise.
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> JF
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> On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 7:06 AM John Foliot <john@foliot.ca> wrote:
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> Hi Howard,
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> Absolutely! Thank you, your flexibility is greatly appreciated.
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> JF
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> On Wed, May 12, 2021 at 11:02 PM Howard Kramer <howard.kramer@colorado.edu>
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> Hi John,
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> Sorry - meant to answer earlier. No problem with an extension. Can you
> submit by Friday or Monday?
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> Good to hear from you.
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> Regards,
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> Howard
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> *From:* John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:11 AM
> *To:* Howard Kramer <howard.kramer@colorado.edu>
> *Cc:* Pronunciation Task Force <public-pronunciation@w3.org>
> *Subject:* AHG 2021 Proposals (a question)
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> Greetings Howard!
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> I am writing today on behalf of one of the Task Forces I am involved with
> at the W3C; specifically the Pronunciation Task Force
> <https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FWAI%2Fpronunciation%2F&data=04%7C01%7Ciali%40ets.org%7C3df7c35b67e24cfbc13208d915ff6418%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C637565008937618950%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=C3HUx2kGnw0aJscIkscLItgFvKYyro6VcH9MeaIFTeU%3D&reserved=0>.
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> (See also:
> https://raw.githack.com/w3c/pronunciation/90425c2688b59b8655ff9c30fbcbb6ebbbfdc72d/technical-approach/index.html
> <https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fraw.githack.com%2Fw3c%2Fpronunciation%2F90425c2688b59b8655ff9c30fbcbb6ebbbfdc72d%2Ftechnical-approach%2Findex.html&data=04%7C01%7Ciali%40ets.org%7C3df7c35b67e24cfbc13208d915ff6418%7C0ba6e9b760b34fae92f37e6ddd9e9b65%7C0%7C0%7C637565008937628948%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=XnK0HPMrd5jl19ZWI3sLwxjKnSz%2FEC8sPYczQXebU4o%3D&reserved=0>
> for our draft spec.) Simply put, we are seeking a way of encoding
> pronunciation 'rules' int othe HTML, so that screen readers can either
> pronounce words properly (e.g. the "T" at the end of my name is silent), or
> to differentiate appropriate pronunciations (is READ pronounced 'reed' or
> 'red'?)
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> Howard, one of the key drivers of this activity is focused around the EDU
> vertical, with a strong backing from ETS (Educational Testing Services).
> While our spec is still quite immature *today *(we're looking to settle
> on one of two technical approaches over the next few weeks) we firmly
> believe this will be of both interest and value to the core constituents of
> Accessing Higher Ground (file under Emergent Tech).
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> As such, we are quite interested in getting our messaging out to a larger
> audience via AHG, and we'd love to submit a proposal to you for a 'speaking
> slot'. However, we noted today on our call that the deadline for
> submissions is, erm... today. While we have all the makings of an
> "Introduction" style presentation, I was wondering/hoping if I could
> perhaps reach out to you and seek a bit of an extension on the submission
> date, to give us enough time to put together a more formal proposal. Can I
> be so bold as to request a week?
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> With fingers crossed, I thank you in advance and look forward to chatting
> more soon. Thanks!
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> JF
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> *John Foliot* | Senior Industry Specialist, Digital Accessibility
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> "I made this so long because I did not have time to make it shorter." -
> Pascal "links go places, buttons do things"
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> *John Foliot* | Senior Industry Specialist, Digital Accessibility
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> "I made this so long because I did not have time to make it shorter." -
> Pascal "links go places, buttons do things"
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> --
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> *John Foliot* | Senior Industry Specialist, Digital Accessibility
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> "I made this so long because I did not have time to make it shorter." -
> Pascal "links go places, buttons do things"
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*John Foliot* | Senior Industry Specialist, Digital Accessibility

"I made this so long because I did not have time to make it shorter." -
Pascal "links go places, buttons do things"
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