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WAI mandate to work with other WGs?

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 14:06:04 +0100
Message-ID: <46470D3C.7090207@splintered.co.uk>
To: WAI Interest Group list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Could I just check (I seem to remember reading something long these 
lines somewhere, but can't find it now): does WAI have a mandate to work 
with other WGs to ensure the accessibility of any specs currently being 

I ask mainly because of growing concerns in some accessibility quarters 
about some of the seemingly arbitrary changes and additions being made 
to HTML5, and wondering if WAI's mandate demands that they work with the 
HTML WG or not (or vice-versa, if WGs are required to work with WAI)

Or am I just remembering things wrong?

Patrick H. Lauke
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