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Resolution of Issue 515 on assistive technology APIs

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2001 17:00:10 -0500
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To: wAI User Agent Working Group <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
I suggest that we resolve issue 515 based on strengthening the note to 
indicate the importance of using accessibility APIs designed for the entire 
platform and only develop application specific APIs when platform specific 
APIs cannot be used to satisfy the requirements of our document (see Ian's 
note message[1]).  This would just be added to the note and not be 
normative.  Rich agreed to this proposal already on the list[2].  If there 
are no further comments this issue is closed and the note will be modified 
in the next draft of the document.


[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001AprJun/0243.html
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001AprJun/0231.html
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
College of Applied Life Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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