APA Weekly Teleconference

09 Nov 2022


Alisa_Smith, Fredrik, janina, matatk, mike_beganyi, nadine, PaulG, Roy
Becky_Gibson, Gottfried_Zimmerman, Niklas_Egger, Todd_Libby

Meeting minutes

Agenda Review & Announcements

WAI Transition Updates -- Michael Cooper, Interim WAI Director

<MichaelC> https://www.w3.org/blog/2022/10/w3c-wai-updates-october-2022/

As staff and role transitions are determined, and January there will be a clearer plan for management of tasks

<janina> q/

<Fredrik> https://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/9685

_janina Expected timing of W3C legal entity 5013(c) in the US?

<Fredrik> That would be the blog post about the formation of the Board of Directors.

MichaelC Work in progress, bylaws in progress, board forming

Fredrik Will we W3C be in physical offices or proceed elswhere?

MicaleC seems to be in planning now, changes have begun

correct: MichaelC seems to be in planning now, changes have begun

New Charters Review https://github.com/w3c/strategy/issues?q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aopen+label%3A%22Horizontal+review+requested%22

Web Fonts Working Group Charter

<Roy> - charter: https://w3c.github.io/charter-drafts/2022/webfonts-2022.html

<Roy> - Web Fonts WG is to develop specifications that allow the interoperable deployment of downloadable fonts on the Web.

<Roy> https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/WOFF_File_Format_2.0

<Roy> https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/Incremental_Font_Transfer

janina existing rules apply, any concerns?

none noted

A11y Review Comment Tracker https://w3c.github.io/horizontal-issue-tracker/?repo=w3c/a11y-review

CSS Values and Units Level 4

<Roy> - issue: https://github.com/w3c/a11y-request/issues/41

<Roy> - tracking: https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/CSS_Values_and_Units_Module_Level_4

<Roy> - Previous review: https://github.com/w3c/css-a11y/issues/26

PaulG not adding new capability and devs will be alright if they code accessibly

new on TR http://www.w3.org/TR/tr-status-drafts.html

non ew TR

Roy no new TR

CSS Update (Paul) https://github.com/w3c/css-a11y/issues

PaulG no new concerns, short discussion on CSS animation spec no DOM change

Dangling Spec Review Cleanup: https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/Category:Spec_Review_Assigned

Web of Things (WoT) Architecture 1.1

<Roy> - TR: https://www.w3.org/TR/wot-architecture11/

<Roy> - issue: https://github.com/w3c/wot-architecture/issues/796

<Roy> - tracking: https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/Web_of_Things_(WoT)_Architecture_1.1

<Roy> - ping: Horizontal Review for CR

Roy should keep tracking, changes could have impact

janina maybe a deadline could be helpful

janina Gottfried and Nikklas will review, but will stop blocking progress

Spec Tracking Wiki Reminder https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/Category:Spec_Review

Task Force & Deliverables Updates


janina rqtf not meeting will not resume until 2023; document published; comments still welcome

janina need signoffs on document, messaging not yet ready, may be moving to git directory


janina hoping to publish abbreviated adapt spec with only AAC symbols; tech advisory had feedback;

looking to publish in 2022, partnering up and adapting BCI symbol sets, adapt- prefix

moving to CR with WAI-ADAPT symbols only

janina any objection to moving to CR with just changes?

no obj

janina Expect new CFC for new PWD for Adapt registry

janina concerns about short CFC?

no concerns

Actions Checkin (Specs) https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/track/actions/open

no updates

Other Business

no other business

be done

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Active on IRC: Alisa_Smith, Fredrik, janina, matatk, MichaelC, mike_beganyi, nadine, PaulG, Roy