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Re: Request for joint meeting during TPAC

From: Shawn Lauriat <lauriat@google.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2019 11:13:41 -0400
Message-ID: <CAGQw2hn8sQwHiH_pS-hT+709-HVpjdrKzNS5LZOd11rTTyae8w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Silver TF <public-silver@w3.org>, Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com>

Silver has a joint meeting with AG WG Thursday morning, but I look forward
to joining Friday morning's open discussion on XR. Do you have conference
call information posted for Friday morning that we can share with remote



On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 11:21 AM Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:

> Dear W3C Colleagues:
> The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group would like to
> meet jointly with members of Immersive Web during TPAC in Fukuoka.
> Unfortunately, our meeting schedules do not overlap, so an actual joint
> meeting doesn't appear feasible.
> We're hoping a few members of Immersive Web might still be at TPAC and
> available for a joint conversation at one time or another during the APA
> meeting later in the
> week. We've provisionally scheduled several  XR related conversations; and
> we'd be delighted for your members participation in any (or all) of them:
> Thursday at 11:00 -- Applicability of AOM[1] to XR [Unconfirmed)
> *       Friday from 09:00 until about 10:30 AM: Open XR Discussions
> *       Friday at 11:00: Joint meeting with TAG; including relative
> *       merits for semantics of WebGL, WASM, and WebGPU (among other
> *       topics)
> We also have some remaining opportunity to schedule different (or
> additional) time. Please let us know if that could be helpful.
> Bottom line?   We'd appreciate some of your time if you're still at
> TPAC.  We have a growing agenda of questions, and that's a sure sign to
> us that we need your guidance.
> Here's a quick overview of some of our recent XR discussions:
> *       A response to your XR Device API review request is in
> process.[2] I expect you will have our formal response before TPAC.
> *       Our review of your specification was initially assigned to two
> *       APA members[3] Their reviews contain several questions and
> *       concerns that would benefit from  joint discussion.
> *       Furthermore, Our Research Questions Task Force (RQTF) has been
> *       diligently investigating the opportunities afforded by XR as well
> as the
> accessibility challenges this emerging technology presents to users who
> are persons with disabilities.[4]
> We note that the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group's Silver Task
> Force also is meeting in Fukuoka and has scoped including accessibility
> guidance for XR in future AGWG accessibility standards, so we're also
> inviting them.
> We are also pleased to note the announced W3C Workshop: " "Inclusive
> Design for Immersive Web."[5]
> We hope to use all these opportunities to build helpful relationships
> among our various W3C groups and
> get on the same page regarding achieving accessibility in XR.  Fukuoka
> seems our best opportunity near term. We hope you will join our
> conversations. If you're able to participate, please respond to this
> email so we can gain a sense of whom to expect.
> Please also feel free to share this invitation with anyone you believe
> would
> be interested in the topic of accessibility in XR.
> Thanking you in advance for your consideration and looking forward to
> greeting you in person in Japan,
> Janina Sajka, Chair
> Accessible Platform Architectures (APA)
> http://www.w3.org/wai/apa/
> [1] https://wicg.github.io/aom/
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa-admin/2019Aug/0017.html
> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2019Jul/0051.html
> [4]
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/task-forces/research-questions/wiki/Main_Page
> [5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-apa/2019Aug/0067.html
> --
> Janina Sajka
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:       http://a11y.org
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures        http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
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