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Re: W3C UAAG meeting minutes - January 27

From: Jessie Li - Sun Microsystems - Beijing China <Jessie.Li@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 10:48:37 +0800
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Message-id: <1106880516.5050.89.camel@volleyball>
Hi, Jon,

Have you got my two emails about my comments for the Keyboard Caret Test Suites? I will try to finish reviewing all the test suites by next week.

Regards,
Jessie

On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 05:03, Catherine Laws wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> Chair: Jon Gunderson
> Date: Thursday, 27 January 2005
> Time: 2:00-3:00 pm Boston Local Time, USA (19:00-20:00
> UTC/GMT)
> Call-in: Zakim bridge at: +1-617-761-6200, code 8294
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> Agenda:
> 
> 1. Face-to-face meeting at W3C Technical Plenary 28 February -
> 4 March 2005
> 
> 2. HTML test suite and browser implementation reports
> http://cita.disability.uiuc.edu/wai-eval/
> 
> 3. SVG test suite development
> http://cita.disability.uiuc.edu/wai-eval/
> 
> 4. Univ. Texas project to build speech interface to Firefox
> https://webspace.utexas.edu/chencl1/clc-4-tts/index.html
> 
> 
> Present:
> Jon Gunderson
> Cathy Laws
> Matt Mays
> Harvey Bingham
> 
> Regrets:
> Peter Korn
> Susan Crayne
> Aaron Leventhal
> 
> Jon: Microsoft wants to update test suite. They need a representative on
> UAAG. How many people have registered for face-to-face?
> Matt: 4 members have registered and 2 observers.
> Jon: Know anything about UT  Firefox project? How can they help us and we
> help them? Project completed in December? Are they implementing more of
> UAAG?
> Cathy: I'll talk to Aaron about it.
> Jon: Focus on face-to-face agenda today.
> Jon: On Tuesday, March 1 we will have joint meeting with PF. Talk about PF
> Web application roadmap. Also good for Sun Microsystems. 1 PM - 4 PM,
> maybe. Matt, check with Al Gilman to see if it fits in with their agenda.
> Harvey: Having any meetings with EO?
> Jon: Not planned. Starting UAAG meetings at 8 AM on Thursday. Are there
> breakfasts before meetings?
> Matt: Coffee or something.
> Jon: Meet with SVG representative (Dean Jackson or Chris Lilley?) to talk
> about coordinating test suites with ours, and about SVG accessibility 1 -
> 2:45 PM Thursday. Talked to Will Pearson?
> Matt: Haven't heard from him recently.
> Jon: Also talk about our  implementation reports and test suites. 3:15 PM -
> 5 PM.,
> Cathy: Will have HPR 3.04 UAAG implementation report updated by the
> meetings. WCAG 2.0 is considering some HPR 3.04 implementations in some of
> their new recommendations.
> Jon: Also Mozilla keyboard support coordination. Discuss long term keyboard
> models. More techniques for UAAG related to keyboard.
> Cathy: They are also working on SVG support in Mozilla, so we could talk
> about that, too.
> Jon: Talk about keyboard implementations and Mozilla's strategies from 8 -
> noon. What else is PF group talking about?
> Matt: About XHTML and SVG. Last call groups and joint meetings. DOM working
> group is dissolved. I will talk to the groups we are dependent on to find
> out which times are best.
> Jon: Activity during lunch on technical plenary day (Wednesday) talking
> about joint test suites with other groups. UAAG face-to-face agenda on
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/2005/03/ua-meeting.
> Jon: Cathy, if you find things HPR does that are not in test suites, let me
> know.
> Matt: I created a wiki. Anyone can edit it. Edit button on every page. Can
> also roll back comments if someone spams. If needed, password protection.
> Language you learn and use. Email notifications. Attachments. Whatever the
> group wants to use it for.
> Jon: Start publicizing?
> Matt: http://www.bestkungfu.com/uawg/
> Cathy: Post on our UAWG page how to get to it?
> Matt: We can do that.
> Jon: Use it for compatibility and design issues?
> Jon: We can put some links to IBM accessibility guidelines and others,
> links to PF group.
> Cathy: Also, ease of access (usability) will be presented at CSUN and
> posted on IBM's Web site.
> Jon: Next regular meeting on February 10th. Meeting with Sun Beijing on Feb
> 7th/8th. Matt doing CSUN presentation on test suites. I do a lot of
> workshops. There is more awareness about WCAG and developing accessible
> content than UAAG and developing and using test suites.
> Harvey: Disappointing. Room for improvement.
> Jon: Higher density monitors will make some techniques obsolete. Web
> developers seem more focused on working with certain browsers and their
> features than standards. Is that true at IBM?
> Cathy: IBM has a corporate instruction that requires Web and software
> developers to ensure their applications comply with accessibility
> guidelines before they ship. If not, they must have a plan for compliance.
> 
> Cathy Laws
> 
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-- 
Jessie Li
Software Engineer
Sun China Engineering & Research Institute
+86-10-82618200 ext. 82858
Received on Friday, 28 January 2005 05:31:34 UTC

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