IRC log of html-a11y on 2011-05-19

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logging to
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RRSAgent, make logs world
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Zakim, this will be 2119
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ok, trackbot; I see WAI_PFWG(HTML TF)11:00AM scheduled to start 2 minutes ago
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Meeting: HTML Accessibility Task Force Teleconference
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Date: 19 May 2011
15:02:30 [janina]
Judy, our process on confirming longdesc is at risk if we lost this telecon, it's important we cover the phone quickly
15:02:43 [richardschwerdtfe]
RRSAgent, make log public
15:03:02 [janina]
I've been requested to stay in the mtg with Tim
15:03:18 [janina]
Can someone run the agenda? I believe Michael is on his way to do that.
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15:04:27 [janina]
We have votes to record that came in via email. I can post when appropriate
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15:05:16 [MRanon]
zakim, mute me
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sorry, MRanon, I don't know what conference this is
15:05:56 [JF]
Meeting: HTML-A11Y telecon
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Chair: Janina_Sajka
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Scribe: Steve_Faulkner
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agenda: this
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agenda+Forwarded Text Subteam Issues (See Below)
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agenda+ HTML 5 Last Call WBS
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agenda+Subteam Reports: Media; Canvas; Bug Triage
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agenda+ Actions Review
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agenda+Other Business
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agenda+ Identify Scribe for 26 May
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agenda+ be done
15:07:33 [MichaelC]
zakim, this is 2119
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ok, MichaelC; that matches WAI_PFWG(HTML TF)11:00AM
15:07:38 [MichaelC]
zakim, who's on the phone?
15:07:38 [Zakim]
On the phone I see John_Foliot, +1.720.342.aaaa, ??P39, Eric, +44.207.391.aabb, [Microsoft], ??P11, Michael_Cooper
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agenda loaded
15:08:28 [janina]
Maybe that needs to be Hickson's problem
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zakim, aaa is rich
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sorry, JF, I do not recognize a party named 'aaa'
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zakim, aaaa is Rich_Schwerdtfeger
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+Rich_Schwerdtfeger; got it
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zakim, aaaa is Rich
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sorry, JF, I do not recognize a party named 'aaaa'
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zakim, who is on the phone
15:08:58 [Zakim]
I don't understand 'who is on the phone', cyns
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15:09:16 [MichaelC]
zakim, aabb is Lynn_Holdsworth
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+Lynn_Holdsworth; got it
15:09:21 [cyns]
zakim, who is on the phone?
15:09:21 [Zakim]
On the phone I see John_Foliot, Rich_Schwerdtfeger, ??P39, Eric, Lynn_Holdsworth, [Microsoft], ??P11, Michael_Cooper
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15:09:35 [cyns]
zakim, [microsoft] has me
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+cyns; got it
15:09:36 [MichaelC]
zakim, ??P11 is Steve_Faulkner
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+Steve_Faulkner; got it
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15:10:12 [MRanon]
zakim, P39 is me
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sorry, MRanon, I do not recognize a party named 'P39'
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zakim, ??P39 is me
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+MRanon; got it
15:10:24 [MRanon]
zakim, mute me
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MRanon should now be muted
15:10:30 [JF]
zakim, who's on the phone
15:10:31 [Zakim]
I don't understand 'who's on the phone', JF
15:10:39 [MichaelC]
zakim, who's on the phone?
15:10:39 [Zakim]
On the phone I see John_Foliot, Rich_Schwerdtfeger, Eric, Lynn_Holdsworth, [Microsoft], Steve_Faulkner, Michael_Cooper, MRanon (muted)
15:10:41 [Zakim]
[Microsoft] has cyns
15:10:47 [judy]
15:11:16 [Stevef]
15:11:27 [Stevef]
15:11:29 [MichaelC]
scribeNick: Stevef
15:11:47 [MichaelC]
zakim, next item
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agendum 1. "Forwarded Text Subteam Issues (See Below)" taken up [from JF]
15:12:50 [Stevef]
MC:lets do action reviw and subteam reports
15:12:51 [MichaelC]
15:13:06 [MichaelC]
agenda order 3, 4, 1, 2
15:13:07 [LynnH_RNIB]
zakim, mute me
15:13:10 [Zakim]
sorry, LynnH_RNIB, I do not know which phone connection belongs to you
15:13:12 [MichaelC]
zakim, take up item 3
15:13:14 [Zakim]
agendum 3. "Subteam Reports: Media; Canvas; Bug Triage" taken up [from JF]
15:13:20 [Stevef]
CYNS: asks for delay in text subteam report until janina, judy presenat
15:13:31 [MichaelC]
q- judy
15:14:28 [Stevef]
JF: made progress yeaterday, in regards to text alternatives and poster img, a pattern where stuff is a child element of the video element
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video takes video descriptions and poster description using aria-describedat
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JF: question about concatenation of id values content
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aria-describedby="foo bar"
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not descibedat, describedby
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RS: unclear about how it will work
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JF: in trad video, inside is fallback content
15:17:36 [janina]
Should I post the votes we received overnight via email now?
15:17:54 [Stevef]
JF: onscreen html text embedded in video
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RS: is the text hidden by the video, JF: yes
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JF: silvia sent an email out about the pattern
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JF: authros and user agents need to understand the pattern
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JF: please provide feedback as its important
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ack stevef
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MC: must move on in ten to other items
15:21:35 [Stevef]
RS: outstanding issues, i posted a link
15:21:38 [richardschwerdtfe]
15:22:30 [Stevef]
RS: we had a meeting chairs reviewed posposal, caveats did not get adressed should be addressed during LC
15:23:05 [Stevef]
RS: wanted to seperate drawing calls, alos problems with text metrics, but never got discussed
15:23:46 [Stevef]
RS: finally, really big thing is providing bounds of objects drawn on canvas, solution is to do hit testing on canvas
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RS: cannot enter defect yet as it will take time to work up
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RS: issue raised on public html
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RS: ian asked for use cases, they were provided, but he didn't repsond
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RS:going into last call still open issues need to be addressed, open up issue 131 after last call
15:26:06 [Stevef]
MC: understand that is an issue for a number of a11y issues
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MC: nothing from bug sub team
15:27:21 [MichaelC]
close action-111
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ACTION-111 Send e-mail message to a11y TF mailing list with a draft summary of the TF consensus position on what exceptions should be allowed for alt-less images (e.g., role=presentation, aria-labeledby, etc.) closed
15:28:14 [MichaelC]
close action-113
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ACTION-113 Create a change proposal for longdesc that includes example of how a user agent might render longdesc information closed
15:28:36 [MichaelC]
close action-114
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ACTION-114 Work with Steve and go through decisions from Lyon and document them regarding HTML-ISSUE-31 closed
15:30:50 [Zakim]
15:32:06 [Stevef]
JS: 2 things we need to revisit today
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2 consensus decisions made, need to be rerun
15:33:04 [Stevef]
JS: once last call dealt with should revisit procedures
15:33:09 [MichaelC]
zakim, ??P49 is Janina_Sajka
15:33:09 [Zakim]
+Janina_Sajka; got it
15:33:21 [MichaelC]
zakim, next item
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agendum 4. "Actions Review" taken up [from JF]
15:33:26 [MichaelC]
zakim, close this item
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agendum 4 closed
15:33:27 [Zakim]
I see 5 items remaining on the agenda; the next one is
15:33:28 [MichaelC]
zakim, next item
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1. Forwarded Text Subteam Issues (See Below) [from JF]
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agendum 1. "Forwarded Text Subteam Issues (See Below)" taken up [from JF]
15:33:42 [Stevef]
JS: we need to follow published procedures, must vote on taskforce call
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JS: must run a wbf
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for 3 days
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15:34:49 [Stevef]
RS: what happens with the survey
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JS: is same question
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do you support the proposal, do you support filing a formal objection
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15:36:52 [Stevef]
RS: tring to get a last call published looking for comments, we can still adress these duing call
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15:37:35 [JF]
+1 to rich
15:37:46 [MichaelC]
ack s
15:38:25 [Stevef]
JS: lets discuss pf yesterday
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JS: will most probably be second last call
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JS: survey may be extended
15:40:01 [Stevef]
JS: PF cannot support last call in its current state, but could support it with inline annotation
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JS: each of us able to vote as individuals
15:41:21 [Stevef]
JF: PF is memebr private, i haven't seen the language
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JF: i cannot comment on it, last call is deep freeze
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JF: when we hit last call stuff will not be added
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JS: there will be continued editors drafts
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after last call
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JF: wg being asked to vote on moving goal posts
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RS: there are so many thiongs not addressed on a11y, all of a sudden we are going to last call
15:44:58 [Stevef]
CYNS: its risky to slow it down
15:45:47 [Stevef]
CYNS: HTML5 needs to meet it milestone and schedule and longdesc is not the thing to block it on
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15:46:04 [JF]
ack JF
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JS: i am most troubled by html4 features are not there
15:47:40 [richardschwerdtfe]
15:48:29 [JF]
+1 to SteveF
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15:50:54 [Stevef]
JF: they knew this was an issue and played games with longdesc
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ack stevef
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acl JF
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ack JF
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JF: impression inside the wg that accessibility issues have no stop action
15:52:22 [MichaelC]
ack r
15:52:44 [Stevef]
RS: not rying to give priority to a11y issues, all i want to hear from the chairs of the html wg is that the last call draft includes accessibility issues
15:53:00 [Stevef]
RS: i have provided the issues
15:53:44 [Stevef]
JS: i want to see it in writing
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sorry RS: in writing
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JF: if they put it in writing then it will be ok
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15:58:50 [JF]
The Task Force supports the Issue 30 Change Proposal at:
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15:59:32 [richardschwerdtfe]
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16:00:51 [eric_carlson]
16:00:59 [cyns]
without this bullet, I could support it
16:01:01 [cyns]
It is unlikely that many content creators or developers will learn ARIA (something not native HTML). They already feel like they've learned far more than they should have to know under their job description. And in many cases, their supervisors agree. (reference Cliff Tyllick)"
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16:03:02 [Stevef]
i agree that "It is unlikely that many content creators or developers will learn ARIA (something not native HTML). They already feel like they've learned far more than they should have to know under their job description. And in many cases, their supervisors agree. (reference Cliff Tyllick)" should be removed
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16:07:31 [richardschwerdtfe]
+1 if that sentence is removed
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(I can live with that sentence, but I want the highest chaces of success for the CP, so happy to let it go)
16:09:20 [JF]
+1 to MRanon's point
16:10:10 [janina]
My phone is back, but I'm getting conference restricted when I call
16:10:29 [janina]
Cynthia has me
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16:11:28 [janina]
Cynthia also dropped, you need to call both of us
16:11:32 [janina]
I'm at 202.494.7040
16:11:53 [cyns]
michael, I'll send my number in email
16:11:54 [MichaelC]
zakim, drop c
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sorry, MichaelC, I do not see a party named 'c'
16:12:01 [MichaelC]
zakim, drop microsoft
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[Microsoft] is being disconnected
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16:12:19 [MichaelC]
zakim, room for 15?
16:12:22 [Zakim]
ok, MichaelC; conference Team_(html-a11y)16:12Z scheduled with code 2119 (A11Y) for 60 minutes until 1712Z; however, please note that capacity is now overbooked
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WAI_PFWG(HTML TF)11:00AM has ended
16:12:59 [MichaelC]
zakim, who's on the phone?
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Attendees were John_Foliot, +1.720.342.aaaa, Eric, +44.207.391.aabb, Michael_Cooper, Rich_Schwerdtfeger, Lynn_Holdsworth, cyns, Steve_Faulkner, MRanon, Janina_Sajka
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apparently WAI_PFWG(HTML TF)11:00AM has ended, MichaelC
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On IRC I see cyns, MikeSmith, MichaelC, Zakim, RRSAgent, JF, LynnH_RNIB, janina, richardschwerdtfe, MRanon, judy, Stevef, davidb, [tm], trackbot
16:13:16 [MichaelC]
zakim, this is 2119
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Team_(html-a11y)16:12Z has now started
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MichaelC, this was already Team_(html-a11y)16:12Z
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ok, MichaelC; that matches Team_(html-a11y)16:12Z
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16:14:23 [MichaelC]
zakim, Ipcaller is Steve_Faulkner
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+Steve_Faulkner; got it
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16:14:35 [MichaelC]
zakim, Microsoft has Cynthia
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+Cynthia; got it
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JF: longdesc is worth fighting for, has become symbolic of the brokeness of accessibility support
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JS: strategic value is high
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CYNS: that is part of the problem, it has lots of good things in it
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JF: we have more proof and evidence that longdesc should stay in HTML5
16:18:30 [LynnH_RNIB]
zakim, mute me
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sorry, LynnH_RNIB, I do not know which phone connection belongs to you
16:19:06 [Stevef]
JF: consensus is not unanimity
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JS: can't pull it in time
16:21:36 [LynnH_RNIB]
Zakim, I am Lynn
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ok, LynnH_RNIB, I now associate you with Lynn_Holdsworth
16:23:28 [JF]
16:23:30 [JF]
The Task Force supports a Formal Objection escalation should it appear that HTML last call is to be published without the longdesc as in our supported proposal
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16:23:44 [janina]
Laura_Carlson, Leonie_Watson, Geoff_Freed, Joshue_OConnor, Gez_Lemon voting yes by email
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Silvia_Pfeiffer, Charlesr_ McCathieNevile, Sean_Hayes gvoting no by email
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16:24:23 [JF]
Leif H. silli by email +1
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16:30:14 [Stevef]
gotta go bye
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trackbot, end meeting
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Zakim, list attendees
16:44:52 [Zakim]
As of this point the attendees have been Michael_Cooper, Rich_Schwerdtfeger, John_Foliot, Janina, Steve_Faulkner, Cynthia, Lynn_Holdsworth
16:44:53 [trackbot]
RRSAgent, please draft minutes
16:44:53 [RRSAgent]
I have made the request to generate trackbot
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RRSAgent, bye
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I see no action items