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Re: Consider joining the W3C APA WG

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Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2018 16:13:49 -0500
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To: tink@tink.uk
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
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On 8/8/18, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:
> Hello WAI IG,
> I'm writing in my capacity as a long-standing participant of the
> Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group (APA WG).
> The APA WG is responsible for the accessibility review of all W3C
> specifications. It also produces specifications and supporting
> documentation relating to accessibility. It's charter has just been
> approved until 2021:
> https://www.w3.org/2018/08/apa-charter
> Accessibility is something the W3C has taken seriously since it's the
> early days of the Consortium. It is something our community continues to
> take seriously to this day.
> I'm now Co-chair of the Web Platform WG, and a member of the W3C
> Advisory Board, but APA was the first WG I joined. It is friendly and
> industrious, and an excellent way to get to know the rest of the W3C
> (because it reviews all the specifications produced by other WGs). It
> also provides an invaluable service to the rest of the Consortium.
> If you work for a W3C member, please encourage your organisation to join
> the APA WG and actively participate. If your organisation is already a
> member of the APA WG, I encourage you to continue your active
> participation.
> If you'd like to know more, I'm happy to help. Otherwise, you can
> contact Janina Sajka (APA Chair) or Michael Cooper (APA team contact),
> both of whom are copied on this email.
> Thanks.
> Léonie.
> -- @LeonieWatson @tink@toot.cafe Carpe diem
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