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Re: PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit

From: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:47:58 -0400
Cc: w3c-wai-ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, WebAIM Discussion List <webaim-forum@list.webaim.org>
Message-Id: <DBAA207C-60C8-456A-B952-C217D4945A6E@duff-johnson.com>
To: accessys@smart.net
> pdf files in linux and using emacspeak???

Apologies for the late answer.

This event is about accessible PDF in general; the correct tagging thereof.

Platform or application support for accessible PDF is a choice of that software’s developer.

Duff.

> On Wed, 8 Aug 2018, Duff Johnson wrote:
> 
>> Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2018 10:29:46 -0400
>> From: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
>> To: w3c-wai-ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>,
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>> Subject: PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit
>> Resent-Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:30:14 +0000
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>> Apologies for cross-posting...
>> 
>> In December 2018 the PDF Association will host a two-day in-person event to assemble, review and endorse examples of tagged PDF files.
>> 
>> The objective is to establish a common understanding of what is considered “semantically appropriate tags in a logical reading order”, to quote PDF/UA.
>> 
>> In short, we’re looking to review and endorse examples of files that subject-matter-experts agree are well-tagged for accessibility.
>> 
>> The results of the summit will be used by the PDF/UA Technical Working Group (TWG) of the PDF Association as the basis of a fully-revised set of PDF Techniques for WCAG 2.1.
>> 
>> The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit will be held December 10-11 in Edinburgh, Scotland, directly following the “PDF Week” ISO meetings at the same location.
>> 
>> You can learn about and sign-up for the PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit at pdfa.org <http://pdfa.org/>:
>> 
>> https://www.pdfa.org/event/pdf-techniques-accessibility-summit/ <https://www.pdfa.org/event/pdf-techniques-accessibility-summit/>
>> 
>> Obviously, for any questions, please get in touch!
>> 
>> Duff Johnson
>> 
>> PDF Association Executive Director
>> ISO 32000 (PDF) Intl. Project Co-Leader & US Chair
>> ISO 14289 (PDF/UA) Intl. Project Leader & US Chair
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