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Re: Tenative meeting on the DOM with AT vendors for the User Agent Guidelines

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 10:24:37 -0500
Message-ID: <3895A935.2DB5FFEC@w3.org>
To: schwer@us.ibm.com
CC: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>, mark novak <menovak@facstaff.wisc.edu>, Peter Korn <peter.korn@sun.com>, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
schwer@us.ibm.com wrote:
> I think you should know that I met with the DOM working group in
> California. We (PF group) plan on extending the DOM further for
> accessibility in DOM 3. Furthermore, I have started the wheels rolling on
> an editorial team in the DOM working group to address the feasibility of
> extending the DOM to include the "chrome." There were a number of DOM WG
> members who were very interested in this prospect for a number reasons:
> audio browsers pervasive devices, etc.

That's exciting!
> I don't understand why you feel it is necessary to solicit support given
> that there is no other mechanism other than going back down the antiquated
> OSM route to get the needed information.

One reason is to ensure that people aren't more interested in the OSM...

 - Ian

> Jon Gunderson wrote:
> We hope to gain their support in using the DOM as the primary way to provide
> an exchange of WWW content between user agents and assistive technologies.
> We have tenatively scheduled this meeting for 18 Feburary at 2:00 EST.  I
> would like to invite all of you to participate in this teleconference and
> was wondering about your availability and interest in attending at the
> tenative date and time.

 - Ian

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