[Accessibility] A11y WG Teleconference, Wednesday 11 August

Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Wed Aug 11 16:16:29 PDT 2004

I think an irc channel is a great idea. I would, though, prefer to put
one up via freestandards.org just to keep all the tools under one roof,
as it were. I will request this and hope you have no objection.

WhileI'm at it, I will also suggest FSG take a look at W3C's wonderfully
useful extensions to IRC called Zakim:
Matthew Wilcox writes:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 02:39:36PM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > Argh, Willy, ... Maybe North America is wrong??
> > 
> > In any case, we just concluded the call, and I'm very sorry you were
> > unable to get in.
> *sigh*.  Was nobody reading their email during this meeting?
> It seems to me that very little communication is happening on the
> mailing list -- it all seems to be saved for phone meetings.  That's
> a bad thing for the poor people who have to minute the whole thing;
> it's a bad thing for those whose ideas are incompletely represented in
> the minutes and it's a bad thing for those who are dialling in (some at
> international rates) to sit through a meeting which may well be focusing
> on topics they don't care about.
> There are times that email isn't good enough and you really want an
> answer immediately.  With this in mind, I've created an IRC channel
> called #a11y on irc.oftc.net.  I hope it will allow us to communicate
> more effectively.
> -- 
> It's always legal to use Linux (TM) systems
> http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/why-free.html

				Janina Sajka, Chair
				Accessibility Workgroup
				Free Standards Group (FSG)

janina at freestandards.org	Phone: +1 202.494.7040

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