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WAI UA Telecon for February 22nd, 2001

Chair: Jon Gunderson
Date: Thursday, 22 Febraury 2001
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, USA
Call-in: Longfellow Bridge (+1) (617) 252-1038


Review Action Items


  1. No telecon next week, FTF meeting


  1. Coordination of joint meetings with DOM and CSS
    CSS: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0237.html
    DOM: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0213.html
  2. Agenda for FTF meeting in Boston
  3. Issue 443: Checkpoint 1.4: Device independent access to pointer (mouse) specific events.
    Proposal: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0243.html
    Additional Proposal: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0248.html
  4. Definition Issues:
    1. Issue 359: Definition: text content (incompatible with WCAG?)
    2. Issue 358: Definition: Equivalent
    3. Issue 322: The definition of the word element
    4. Issue 321: Equivalency relationships and the wording of checkpoint 2.3
    5. Issue 394: Checkpoint 2.1: Vague about what cannot be provided through a source view

    Proposal: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0249.html


Chair: Jon Gunderson

Scribe: Ian Jacobs

Harvey Bingham
David Poehlman
Tim Lacy
Eric Hansen
Jim Allan
Gregory Rosmaita
Mickey Quenzer
Rich Schwerdtfeger


Action Item Summary

Open Action Items

  1. IJ: Coordinate usability testing of the guidelines (JRG volunteers to be one of the testers).
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0137.html
  2. IJ: Write an executive summary appendix.
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0200.html
  3. JG: Implementation information for guideline 2
  4. JG: Propose text for the techniques document about synthesized speech implementation issues. Notably UA and AT wanting to use the same synthesizer engine.
  5. JG: Create issue list for things that need to be addressed in the next version of the document
  6. GL: Ask someone from Microsoft whether they will evaluate the guidelines with a product.
    Deadline: 2/1/2001
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0137.html
  7. GR: Review checkpoints in Guideline 10 for implementation information
  8. JA: Review checkpoints in Guideline 4 for implementation information
  9. TL: Report to WG on discussions at Microsoft about keyboard emulation.
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0227.html

New Action Items

  1. RS: Send pointer to information about universal access gateway to the WG.
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0258.html
  2. IJ: Find clearer wording for the phrase "optional content" especially when used in the phrase "required optional content".
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0258.html
  3. IJ: Put back rationale about why user control of optional content is required (to allow users to find useful equivalents)
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0258.html
  4. IJ: Update document based resolution of the "definition issues" proposal
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0258.html
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0258.html

Completed Action Items

  1. IJ, EH, AG: Propose new definitions forterms in question (equivalence, text element, etc.)
    Done: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0249.html
  2. IJ: Write a proposal trying to define repair requirements for pointing device specific event handlers we might include in the guidelines.
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0227.html
    Done: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0243.html
  3. IJ: Send an email about CSS issues to take to the CSS WG. Confirm that IJ will attend CSS meeting earlier in the week to discuss WAI issues.
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0227.html
    Done: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0237.html

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