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WAI UA Telecon for January 11th, 2001

Chair: Jon Gunderson
Date: Thursday, 11 January 2001
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, USA
Call-in: Longfellow Bridge (+1) (617) 252-1038


Review Action Items


  1. Next User Agent face-to-face meeting in Boston on 1-2 March 2001


  1. Looking for a UA representative at coordination group meeting on 27 Feburary at all working group meeting in Boston
  2. Update on joint meetings at all working group meeting
  3. Proposal for issue 357
  4. Proposal for issue 384
  5. Proposal for issue 392
  6. Proposal for issue 420
  7. Issue #436: Checkpoint 5.3: Please provide examples
  8. Issue #437: Checkpoint 5.7: Increase priority from P3 to P2
  9. Issue #438: Checkpoint 7.3: For some devices, is direct navigation of active elements sufficient?
  10. Issue #439: Checkpoint 7.3: Add technique of directional navigation
  11. Issue #440: Checkpoint 7.5: Should min reqs be moved to techniques?
  12. Issue #441: New requirement (part of 8.5): Add information about the resource being at the same or a different domain.
  13. Issue #442: Checkpoint 9.4: Does this include default mouse click behavior?
  14. Issue #443: Checkpoint 1.4: Device indepdent access to pointer (mouse) specific events
  15. Issue #444: Guideline 1 rationale needs clarification
  16. Issue #445: Checkpoint 1.3: What about systems that do not use the keyboard at all, but provide accessibility solutions?


Chair: Jon Gunderson

Scribe: Ian Jacobs

David Poehlman
Eric Hansen
Gregory Rosmaita
Mickey Quenzer
Rich Schwerdtfeger

Kitch Barnicle
Harvey Bingham
Jim Allan

Action Item Summary

Open Action Items

  1. IJ: Update 8.8 techniques.
    Done, will appear in next draft
  2. IJ, EH, AG: Propose new definitions forterms in question (equivalence, text element, etc.)
  3. IJ: Get wording from Martin for thisrequirement (e.g., "conform", "implement", etc.) for issue 327
  4. IJ and EH: to review the definition of "presentation" to possibly drop URI-dependencies.
  5. IJ and EH: Work on definition of "animation" that identifies "animated image" as a special case. Also talks about script effects, style sheets effects, markup languages as being able to create animations. (Blinking not part of animations...?)
  6. JG: Implementation information for guideline 2
  7. JG: Propose text for the techniques document about synthesized speech implementation issues. Notably UA and AT wanting to use the same synthesizer engine.
  8. JG: Create issue list for things that need to be addressed in the next version of the document
  9. GR: Review checkpoints in Guideline 10 for implementation information
  10. GR: Talk to AFB about captioning and positioning (deadline 1/18/2001)
  11. JA: Review checkpoints in Guideline 4 for implementation information
  12. MQ: Send more details about control of speech parameters for the techniques document based on OpenBook. (deadline open)
  13. KB: Submit technique on providing information on current item and number of items in search

New Action Items

  1. JG: Talk to Al Gilman at the next WAI CG meeting about a joint meeting with UA, PF, and Voice WG (or participants) to discuss accessibility issues.
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0083.html
  2. IJ: Put info about MSAA and JAVAAPI in 5.3 techniques. Add TeX, RTF, PDF, Postscript (Flash?), Word, Excel
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0083.html

    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0083.html
  3. IJ: Add clarification statement to checkpoint 7.3 to the document
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0083.html
  4. IJ: Add to directional navigation to techniques to checkpoint 7.3
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0083.html
  5. JG: Send screen shots of directional techniqes
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0083.html
  6. DP: Send information about tools that allow mouse binding reconfiguration
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0083.html

Completed Action Items

  1. IJ: Update 8.8 techniques.
    Done, will appear in next draft
  2. IJ: Add a P3 checkpoint on user control of windows that automatically close.
    Done, will appear in next draft
  3. IJ: Add a clarification to checkpoint 4.20 including:
    Done, will appear in next draft
  4. IJ: Delete second sentence from 4.21
    Done, will appear in next draft
  5. IJ: Add to end of first sentence "with which it overlaps" in checkpoint 4.21
    Done, will appear in next draft
  6. IJ: Add "that benefit accessibility" to end of second sentence of checkpoint 5.8
    Done, will appear in next draft
  7. IJ: Put a note in the definition of active element that this does not include selection. (optional clarification note)
    Done, will appear in next draft
  8. IJ: Include selection and focus in note after 1.1 as examples of what must be done.
    Done, will appear in next draft
  9. IJ: Change 3.6 to account for instantanous redirect.
    Done, will appear in next draft
  10. IJ: For Issue 431 ask the reviewer (Greg Lowney) to provide an example of how this would be done, for inclusion in the techniques document.
  11. JG: Propose a list of things we are expecting UAs to recognize in scripts.
  12. JG: Schedule face-to-face time with other WGs (need to contact voice and mobile)
    Sent messages to Voice and Mobile working group chairs to discuss meeting
  13. GR: Talk to Håkon about CSS support

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