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This page is used by the task force to track our current work. To learn more about the task force take a look at our home page, our public list or our work statement. Send us comments at

Current Mandate

Our current mandate is to:

  • Perform a Gap Analysis;
  • create and suggest techniques; and
  • create a roadmap.

What are we working on now?

Right now we are working on the Gap Analysis.

A module of the Gap Analysis is user research. We are getting it ready for the first working draft. Note that the current draft of user research is on GitHub. You can also see the published draft at

Also as part of the Gap Analysis we are:

A collection of papers is at: Gap Analysis Issue Papers

Key links

Upcoming Work

Gap Analysis Road Map

Key Resolutions

  1. Name officially needs to include LD or CLL
  2. Term needed for "recommendations" in roadmap as "recommendations" is a reserved word in the W3C. (Suggestion: Proposals and/or Principles)
  3. Helping users improving skills is out of scope but useful for outreach
  4. We are avoiding the phrase ICT with other, Web related terms
  5. We can resolve small issues on the calls. Larger resolutions need to be approved on our list. We expect people to bring up opposition to resolution within 48 hours.

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Technologies to review

Also taken from HTML 5 wishlist:

Authors of User group research modules

Volunteer research groups: John Rochford