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Re: Request for joint meeting during TPAC

From: Ada Rose Cannon <ada@ada.is>
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:39:11 +0900
Message-ID: <CAF_6TssWZGa8zEnxQ4FXm-hAX8fD8YRAnt0Lr9EZW-OrkbFAZQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
Cc: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, wilso@google.com, Dom Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, Atsushi Shimono <atsushi@w3.org>, Nell Waliczek <nhw@amazon.com>, public-immersive-web-wg@w3.org, public-silver@w3.org, public-apa@w3.org, public-rqtf@w3.org, lw@tetralogical.com, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, joconnor@w3.org, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, sajkaj@amazon.com
Yes I will be there.

On Wed, 18 Sep 2019, 11:28 Chris Wilson, <cwilso@google.com> wrote:

> Ooof, that's an unfortunate change.  That's right in the middle of the
> WICG meeting I have to co-chair, so I won't be able to attend.  Ada?
>
> On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 8:14 AM Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
>
>> Thank you, Chris,and greetings all. I can now also confirm the AOM and XR
>> session Thursday at 9.
>>
>> Janina
>>
>>
>> On September 17, 2019 06:44:22 Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com> wrote:
>>
>> > I will personally make it to the first part (9-10:30), but not the
>> second
>> > (conflicts with WICG).
>> >
>> > On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 5:23 AM Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >>
>> >> Hello Ada, All:
>> >>
>> >> Thank you for your response.
>> >>
>> >> The times noted in my message are still correct. I am still listing
>> >> Thursday at 11 as unconfirmed because I haven't confirmed that Alice
>> >> Boxhaul and/or James Craig will be available, and we need them for a
>> >> meaningful AOM conversation. I'll advise when that becomes confirmed.
>> >>
>> >> Please also note that our conversation with the TAG Friday at 11 has
>> two
>> >> unrelated topics, one of which is XR. It's probably a bit much for just
>> >> an hour's conversation, but I think we can make it work.
>> >>
>> >> We're very much looking forward to meeting with you and others from
>> >> Immersive Web.
>> >>
>> >> Best,
>> >>
>> >> Janiona
>> >>
>> >> Ada Rose Cannon writes:
>> >> > I'm informing our participants at TPAC about these meetings today,
>> have
>> >> the timings of these scheduled conversations remained the same?
>> >> >
>> >> > Ada
>> >> >
>> >> > On August 30, 2019 at 15:20 GMT, 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
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >>
>> >> 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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