AGENDA: W3C User Agent Accessibility Teleconference 28 March 2002 (Special telecon with AT developers)

WAI UA Telecon for March 28th, 2002

Chair: Jon Gunderson
Date: Thursday, 28 March 2002
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm Boston Local Time, USA (18:00-19:30 UTC/GMT)
Call-in: Longfellow Bridge (+1) (617) 252-1038

Review Action Items

Next meeting 4 April


1. DOM requirements for UAAG 1.0 (AT developers invited)

AT Developers invited:
Aaron Smith (GW-Micro), confirmed
Cathy Laws (IBM), confirmed
Glenn Gordon (Freedom - Scientific), confirmed
Randy Marsden (Madenta), confirmed
Mark Nelson (AI-squared)
Jill Thomas (Ion Systems), confirmed
Loretta Guarino and Richard Potter (Adobe), confirmed
Larry Lake (Alva), will not be attending

Question: Central question is whether the W3C DOM should be the only way to 
satisfy communication between user agents and assistive technologies. We 
really need to understand what AT developers need from mainstream 
developers in terms of communication of web content information. We have 
long held the position of the W3C DOM, but there has not been much 
implementation of this technique by AT developers. Is this still the 
direction UAAG 1.0 needs to go or are other options needed to satisfy this 

2. Ian's proposals based on UAAG evaluations with developers

3. XForms inclusion of UAAG requirements (member 

4. Implementation Report Update

Open Action Items
TL and JG: Review initial implementation report for IE 6.0 and comment

RS: Write up paragraph about the importance of thread-safe access for 
in-process ATs.

HB: Contact ION Systems for a review of their e-reader with UAAG guidelines

DP: Jaws 4.01 and IE 6.0 evaluation
New Action Items
meeting not yet held

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
1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820

Voice: (217) 244-5870
Fax: (217) 333-0248



Received on Wednesday, 27 March 2002 11:40:15 UTC