Shawn: Overview: http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wai-age-literature.php
shawn: describes the purpose of the page as an easy introduction to the document
william: it would be helpful, if the bullets would link into the sections in the document
shawn: those bullets are representing the TOC.
william: than it's fine without separate links
shadi:how about: The bulk of the literature review analyzes the following (taken from the <a>table of contents</a>):
shawn: will consider to find a good way to implement that.
michael: "is primarily for researchers and academic"
<shawn> ACTION: shawn, overview: "...primarily for researchers and academics." [recorded in http://www.w3.org/2008/06/16-waiage-minutes.html#action01]
andrew: when the literature review is completed it might be fine to add a section on findings
no other comments
<scribe> cont. from section 3.5
discussion about who is an older adult
in section 2.1
michael: comments in http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wai-age/2008Jun/0002.html
michael: there are many more factors than age, how older people behave
william: the has more to do with the social aspects
<scribe> ACTION: andrew, will integrate the comments from the list in the literature review [recorded in http://www.w3.org/2008/06/16-waiage-minutes.html#action02]
back to section 3.5
discussion future technologies that might support mobility issued
<scribe> ACTION: andrew, insert an editor note to request further input for this section (3.5.1) [recorded in http://www.w3.org/2008/06/16-waiage-minutes.html#action03]
if we do not get further input we might ask for further research
william: contrast is a bigger factor than size [for old old adults]
nacho: missing assistive technologies for older adults in the literature review
andrew: assistive technologies
has been overlooked in many studies
... it should be emphasized in the introduction that research will continue
william pointing out that not all findings might be of statistical significance [the variation between samples may be very large]
continuing at 3.6 at the next meeting
shadi: 6 documents for the industry (3 updated, 3 new), 6 documents for users (3 updated, 3 new)
michael: how people
with disabilities use the web is a valuable resource
... also use videos - maybe we can find some to add?
shadi: "Why Standards
Harmonization is Essential to Web Accessibility" minor updates,
not in WAI-AGE
... "sample articles" might also be blogs, videos, pod casts etc.
shadi: please send comments to
... shall we bring this into EO?
the group agrees.
andrew: next meeting on 30th - any objections?
michael will be on holiday