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WAI UA Telecon for June 7th, 2001

Chair: Jon Gunderson
Date: Thursday, 7 June 2001
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, USA
Call-in: Longfellow Bridge (+1) (617) 252-1038


Review Action Items


Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (ATAG WG)
18-19 June, 2001
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ATAG Agenda: http://www.w3.org/WAI/AU/meetings/f2fjun01.html
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG)
20-21 June, 2001
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
WCAG Agenda: http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2001/06/f2f-agenda.html
Education and Outreach Working Group meeting (EO WG)
22 June, 2001
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
EO Agenda: http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2001/06/agenda
Focus: promotion of Web Accessibility in Europe


  1. Issue #500: Checkpoint 4.6: When captions are positioned with constraints, how does override work? Can captions be positioned in a separate viewport?
  2. Issue 515: API requirements for communication between User Agents and Assistive Technologies


Chair:Jon Gunderson

Scribe: Ian Jacobs

*Stephanie Potter (Real Networks, robla@real.com) and possibly Erik Hodge
Kathy Demaree (Microsoft, ?????@microsoft.com)
*Geoff Freed (WGBH, geoff_freed@wgbh.org)
*Cindy King (Gallaudet University, cindy.king@gallaudet.edu)
*Mary Beth Janes (Apple, mjanes@apple.com)

* confirmed

Eric Hansen
Tim Lacy
Jim Allan

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
  2. IJ: Add AT developers on the call today and Loretta to the mailing list
  3. JG: Organize a teleconference to address 4.6 and invite media people to attend.
    For example: Rob Lanphier of RealNetworks, Kathy Demaree of Microsoft (she is in charge of accessibility for the WMP), Geoff Freed, and Cindy King.
  4. RS: Send pointer to information about universal access gateway to the WG.
    Source: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2001JanMar/0258
  5. GR: Review event checkpoints for techniques
  6. GR: Rewrite different markup (list of elements) that 2.9 applies to, for clarification.

New Action Items

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Completed Action Items

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