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User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG)

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Announcements and Meetings

2014-10-27 & 28: UAWG held a face to face meeting at the W3C TPAC in Santa Clara, CA. October 27 minutes and October 28 minutes are available.

2014-09-25 UAWG today published updated working drafts of User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 2.0, the UAAG 2.0 Reference: Explanations, Examples, and Resources for User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (renamed from Implementing UAAG 2.0), and the Mobile Accessibility Examples from UAAG 2.0 Reference. Please send comments by 17 October 2014 to the public list or file Issues in Github.

2013-11-07 The User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG) today published Last Call Working Draft of User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 2.0 and a working draft of Implementing UAAG 2.0. Please send comments by 16 December, 2013.

2013-06-06 The User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG) today published a Working Draft of Implementing UAAG 2.0 with a new page showing examples of how web browsers that follow UAAG 2.0 benefit people with disabilities using the Web on mobile devices:
Mobile Accessibility Examples from Implementing UAAG

Teleconferences:

UAWG has moved the Editors' draft to W3C Github Repository (public). The latest versions may be found there. Issues and pull requests are welcome.

Face to face meetings:

Minutes:

Current Work

UAAG 2.0

Implementing UAAG 2.0

Mobile Accessibility Task Force

The Mobile Accessibility Task Force (Mobile A11Y TF) is a joint Task Force of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (WCAG WG) and the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG). It assists these Working Groups to produce techniques, understanding, and guidance documents, as well as updates to existing related W3C material that addresses the mobile space. Kim Patch is the Task Force Facilitator representing the UAWG and Jeanne Spellman is the W3C staff contact.

Older Work

UAAG 1.0 Implementation

Test suites and implementation reports

Previous deliverables

Future deliverables (after UAAG 1.0)

Other Work

Comments on other W3C Documents

Publications

User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG) 1.0 Recommendation

User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (UAAG 1.0)- W3C Recommendation (17 December 2002)

About the UAWG

The User Agent Accessibility Guidelines explain to user agent developers how to make their products more accessible to people with disabilities and for increasing usability for all users. The Working Group charter outlines the goals, work methods, and requirements for participation.

Participation

Information on how to participate in the Working Group. You may join if you belong to a W3C Member organization or have been invited by the Chair to participate.

Mailing List

Patent disclosures

Patent disclosures for UAWG deliverables are made available per the 24 January 2002 W3C Current Patent Practice Note:

All disclosure statements made by W3C Members are made public with each publicly-visible Working Draft (public Working Draft, Last Call Working Draft, Candidate Recommendation, Proposed Recommendation, Recommendation).

Related Work

Chair and Team Contact