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Re: Draft comments on WAI-ARIA Last Call and New Document for Browsers

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 19:52:26 -0500
Message-ID: <49E3DE4A.9040505@w3.org>
To: "Welsh, Jack R" <jack.r.welsh@boeing.com>
CC: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Thanks, Jack. 

Welsh, Jack R wrote:
> Looks OK - let's go with it. 
> 
> 
> 
> Jack . 
> Jack R. Welsh, Ph.D., CPT 
> Boeing LTD Manufacturing & Quality
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org] 
> Sent: Friday, April 10, 2009 10:50 AM
> To: EOWG (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: Draft comments on WAI-ARIA Last Call and New Document for
> Browsers
> 
> EOWG,
> 
> Please reply by Tuesday 14 April if you have additional comments or need
> more time to review.
> (Comments are due Friday and we'd like to get them in ahead of time.)
> 
> The following two sections are updated based on today's EOWG discussion:
> 1. http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/comments/wai-aria-2009-04#jargon
> 2. http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/comments/wai-aria-2009-04#introinfo
> 
> Best,
> ~Shawn
> 
> 
> Shawn Henry wrote:
>> EOWG,
>>
>> Draft of EOWG's comments on WAI-ARIA are now available at:
>>   http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/comments/wai-aria-2009-04
>>
>> New comments are under headings "Additional comments..." and marked 
>> with "NEEDS EOWG REVIEW" (in red), which are mostly under:
>>   http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/comments/wai-aria-2009-04#newapril
>>
>> Some of these need refinement, especially the section at:
>>   http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/Drafts/comments/wai-aria-2009-04#terms
>>
>> Please send suggestion to the list before the meeting, so that we can 
>> complete it during the teleconference.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> ~Shawn
>>
>>
>> Shawn Henry wrote:
>>> EOWG,
>>>
>>> Please review the WAI-ARIA Last Call Working Draft at 
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/ before next week's teleconference.
>>> Remember that we will address it from an education and outreach 
>>> perspective. If you have technical comments, please submit them 
>>> individually.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Shawn
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>> Subject: Call for Review: WAI-ARIA Last Call and New Document for 
>>> Browsers
>>> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 09:58:19 -0600
>>> From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
>>> To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>>>
>>> Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,
>>>
>>> The Protocols and Formats Working Group invites you to review the 
>>> following documents published 24 February 2009:
>>> * Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 - Last Call 
>>> Working Draft  http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/
>>> * WAI-ARIA User Agent Implementation Guide - First Public Working 
>>> Draft  http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-implementation/
>>> * WAI-ARIA Best Practices - updated Working Draft  
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices/
>>>
>>> WAI-ARIA defines a way to make Web content and Web applications more 
>>> accessible to people with disabilities. It especially helps with 
>>> dynamic content and advanced user interface controls developed with 
>>> Ajax (also known as AJAX), HTML, JavaScript, and related
> technologies.
>>> The WAI-ARIA User Agent Implementation Guide provides guidance on how
> 
>>> browsers and other user agents should expose WAI-ARIA features to 
>>> platform accessibility APIs.
>>>
>>> WAI-ARIA Best Practices describes how Web content developers can 
>>> develop accessible rich internet applications using WAI-ARIA.
>>>
>>> For an introduction to WAI-ARIA and links to related documents, 
>>> please
>>> see:
>>> * WAI-ARIA Overview
>>>  http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria
>>> * WAI-ARIA FAQ
>>>  http://www.w3.org/WAI/aria/faq
>>>
>>> *Last Call Status*:
>>> The main WAI-ARIA technical specification is provided as a Last Call 
>>> Working Draft for public review of the document now that it has all 
>>> resolutions from previous comments incorporated. The Working Group 
>>> hopes that it has resolved all substantive issues with this draft, 
>>> and looks forward to progressing to the next stages in completing 
>>> WAI-ARIA. The next stages are described in:
>>> * How WAI Develops Accessibility Guidelines through the W3C Process  
>>> http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/w3c-process
>>>
>>> Please send any comments
>>> * by 24 March 2009 to
>>>  public-pfwg-comments@w3.org
>>>
>>> Note: Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please 
>>> avoid cross-postings where possible.
>>>
>>> Thank you in advance for your comments.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Shawn Henry and Judy Brewer, W3C WAI
>>> On behalf of:
>>> Janina Sajka, Chair of PFWG
>>> Michael Cooper, W3C WAI Staff Contact for PFWG
>>>
>>>
>>> -----
>>> Shawn Lawton Henry
>>> W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
>>> e-mail: shawn@w3.org
>>> phone: +1.617.395.7664
>>> about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
> 
> 
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