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Re: W3C membership and Director have approved the re-charter of the WCAG Working Group

From: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:45:29 -0600
Message-ID: <CA++nJxr+q=onR86=F-MOeMaN1NbO9GgmxOeuq4cpSNX3O+8VzA@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I vote for ack-wig, I think it means scone in Slovenian :)

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:32 AM, Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> Yay and Congrats.
> many IBMers have already joined.
>
> second order of business - how to pronounce ACWG?  ack-waag or ace-wug or
> ace waag?
>
> Someone with phonetic skills needs to help us here.
>
> and of course we need to commission a song writer - remember wa wa wech
> gag?
> *Web Accessibility WCAG Theme Song - YouTube*
> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IWBT4Tk3t0>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IWBT4Tk3t0
> @davidmacd
> ___________
> Regards,
> Phill Jenkins
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> Senior Engineer & Accessibility Executive
> IBM Research Accessibility
> ibm.com/able <http://www.ibm.com/able>
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> From:        "Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL" <ryladog@gmail.com>
> To:        "'WAI Interest Group'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Cc:        <ryladog@gmail.com>
> Date:        01/27/2017 10:04 AM
> Subject:        W3C membership and Director have approved the re-charter
> of the WCAG Working Group
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>
>
>
> Dear WAI Interest Group,
>
> Great news for Accessibility: the W3C membership and our Director, Tim
> Berners-Lee, have approved the re-charter of the WCAG Working Group!
>
> However, under the new charter our name has officially changed. We are now
> the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group or AGWG...:-)
>
> Please consider having your organization join the W3C and the new AGWG.
> The W3C has put out a Call for Participation in AGWG. We need all the
> expert help we can get building WCAG 2.1, and improving our resource docs
> and techniques.
>
> Please see the following information about how to join the group:
> *https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/participation*
> <https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/participation>
>
> Our new public home page is at: *https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/*
> <https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/>
>
> Happy Friday!
>
> ​
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>
> *Katie Haritos-Shea*
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Sharron Rush | Executive Director | Knowbility.org | @knowbility
*Equal access to technology for people with disabilities*
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