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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 10:46:50 -0600
Message-ID: <CA++nJxpJuwP=drvNKGY2ERvBvQfO9c_DNE=kuzeR+pL2+srSBw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
apologies, meant to send that only to Phill

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:45 AM, Sharron Rush <srush@knowbility.org> wrote:

> 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
>> pjenkins@us.ibm.com
>> Senior Engineer & Accessibility Executive
>> IBM Research Accessibility
>> ibm.com/able <http://www.ibm.com/able>
>> facebook.com/IBMAccessibility <http://www.facebook.com/IBMAccessibility>
>> twitter.com/IBMAccess <http://ageandability.com>
>> ageandability.com
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>> ------------------------------
>>
>>
>>
>> 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!
>>
>> ​
>> ** katie **
>>
>> *Katie Haritos-Shea*
>>
>> *Principal ICT Accessibility ArchitectChair, W3C WAI (Web Accessibility
>> Initiative) Interest Group (**@w3c_wai* <https://twitter.com/w3c_wai>*)*
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> Sharron Rush | Executive Director | Knowbility.org | @knowbility
> *Equal access to technology for people with disabilities*
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