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Re: CFC: Silver TF Work Statement

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2016 14:39:35 -0400
Message-ID: <CAEy-OxGRNDJNNPEiiFhUmUTfSkm9GffyJG8JuRH7rLfxHpPoxQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com>
Cc: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
+1 to the CfC

Katie Haritos-Shea
703-371-5545

On Nov 1, 2016 1:53 PM, "Jeanne Spellman" <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com>
wrote:

> I like the idea, although I don't think that verbal and conversational
> interfaces should have a special callout, as that implies that it would be
> the focus of new technologies we are addressing.  We certainly want to
> include them, but not to the exclusion of others.  It brings too much
> attention to them, IMO.
>
> How about this language?
>
> These guidelines will address technological and cultural web accessibility
> requirements. These guidelines strive to anticipate where the web and other
> internet technologies are headed so that the guidelines can continue to
> evolve.
>
> On 11/1/2016 1:11 PM, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
>
> Friendly amendment
>
> I think that the objective should contain something that relates to
>  future technologies.
>
> Objective
>
> The objective of the task force is to perform preliminary development of a
> new version of Accessibility Guidelines following a research-focused,
> user-centered design methodology to produce the most effective and flexible
> outcome. Code-named "Silver", these guidelines will address the process of
> making content and functionality accessible to people with disabilities,
> including the roles of content authoring, user agent support, and authoring
> tool support. These guidelines will address current technological and
> cultural web accessibility requirements, but also look to where the web
> and broadening internet technologies are headed, including verbal and
> conversational interfaces, in order to and provide a base for continued
> evolution of the guidelines.
>
> *gregg*
>
> On Nov 1, 2016, at 12:57 PM, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
> wrote:
>
> +1 to this CfC
>
> Thanks,
> AWK
>
> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> Group Product Manager, Standards and Accessibility
> Adobe
>
> akirkpat@adobe.com
> http://twitter.com/awkawk
>
> From: "josh@interaccess.ie" <josh@interaccess.ie>
> Reply-To: "josh@interaccess.ie" <josh@interaccess.ie>
> Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 12:46
> To: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> Subject: CFC: Silver TF Work Statement
> Resent-From: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 12:43
>
> CALL FOR CONSENSUS – ends Thursday Nov 3rd at 5:00pm Boston time.
>
> This is a proposed work statement for the Silver TF that was surveyed,
> discussed on the WG call, and approved (http://www.w3.org/2016/11/01-
> wai-wcag-minutes.html).
>
> The original TF work statement can be seen:  https://www.w3.org/WAI/
> GL/task-forces/silver/work-statement
>
> If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not
> been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not
> being able to live with” this position, please let the group know before
> the CfC deadline.
>
> Thanks
>
> Joshue O Connor | Director
> *InterAccess.ie <http://InterAccess.ie> - Accessible UX*
>
>
>
>
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