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Minutes of 31 January 2017 teleconference of Silver Task Force

From: Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 09:36:04 -0500
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       [1] http://www.w3.org/

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                     Silver Task Force Teleconference

31 Jan 2017

    See also: [2]IRC log

       [2] http://www.w3.org/2017/01/31-silver-irc


           Jeanne, jemma, Lauriet, MichaelC, Sarah, JaEunJemmaKu





      * [3]Topics
          1. [4]Work on research questions we want answered
      * [5]Summary of Action Items
      * [6]Summary of Resolutions

Work on research questions we want answered


       [7] https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/task-forces/silver/wiki/Research_Projects

    SL: We want to create a list of research questions that we want
    the researchers to address, and the researchers can choose the
    method they want to address it.

    <Lauriat> Draft in the meeting notes:

       [8] https://docs.google.com/document/d/132b4XZFOTQikKAmsRuc4Q_NvuhUqsRzX5JZ3iynKzxg/edit


       [9] https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/task-forces/silver/wiki/Research_Projects#Literature.2Farticle_review

    JS: adds question on WCAG conformance


      [10] https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG/#conformance

    <SarahHorton> Shawn: Research question about platforms

    <SarahHorton> Sarah: Proposes "how might we" construct for
    coming up with research questions

    <SarahHorton> Sarah: Provides framework for making research

    <SarahHorton> Group works on research questions

    <SarahHorton> Shawn: Adding questions to researcher wiki page

    <SarahHorton> Shawn: Send email with pointer to research

    <SarahHorton> Shawn: Do researcher follow-up email and after
    that assign taskforce partner

    <SarahHorton> ACTION: sloandr to send follow-up to research
    partners [recorded in

      [11] http://www.w3.org/2017/01/31-silver-minutes.html#action01]

    <trackbot> Created ACTION-59 - Send follow-up to research
    partners [on David Sloan - due 2017-02-07].

    Recap of the Research questions from discussion:

    Research questions to answer

    How might we...

    Make accessibility decision-making process more clear

    Make accessibility guidelines more maintainable

    Make accessibility guidelines address all types of disabilities

    Make conforming with guidelines more straightforward

    Make keeping accessibility guidelines current achievable and

    Make accessibility guidelines that provide needed guidance for
    different roles


    scribe: What works well in the content of WCAG?
    ... What doesn’t work well in the content of WCAG?
    ... What are the needs people with disabilities who are
    under-served from a standards perspective?
    ... Where do we set the boundaries of what to cover in
    accessibility guidelines? (ex: things managed by platforms,
    assistive tech, etc.)
    ... What platforms should we include in the accessibility
    ... What should be the scope of accessibility guidelines? (Web
    content, native, platforms, hardware, where do you stop?)


    scribe: What works well in the structure of WCAG (for different
    roles using WCAG)?
    ... What doesn’t work well in the structure of WCAG (for
    different roles using WCAG)?
    ... How do we change the conformance model to improve
    accessibility for people with disabilities short-term and
    ... How might we make accessibility guidelines more
    ... What is the role of assistive technologies in the structure
    of the guidelines?
    ... How to help people select and choose tools for evaluating
    ... How to help people conceive and create tools for evaluating
    ... How to help platforms prioritize features that would help
    people with disabilities?

Summary of Action Items

    [NEW] ACTION: sloandr to send follow-up to research partners
    [recorded in

      [12] http://www.w3.org/2017/01/31-silver-minutes.html#action01

Summary of Resolutions

    [End of minutes]
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