[Accessibility] conference deliverables

George Kraft gk4 at austin.ibm.com
Mon Nov 15 09:54:01 PST 2004


On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 11:08, Bill Haneman wrote:
> Good ideas George, but I don't think we're at the point of putting these
> documents in a revision control system yet.  They are still in
> discussion inside the sub-groups and I think that's appropriate; I don't
> see value in publishing the raw drafts before the subgroups have had
> time to at least prepare a first revision.

For keyboard, at-spi, and I/O I think it should be a goal to have 0.0.1
before Hawaii so that we have something tangible to work from.
It could take weeks to years to go from 0.0.1 to 1.0, so don't worry
about being constrained in making drastic changes.

> 
> - Bill
> 
> On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 16:40, George Kraft wrote:
> > On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 09:17, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > > Other than formational documents, I think only the Keyboard Wg has
> > > generated actual working documents to date. I am not aware that they've
> > > regarded any of those as finished, and therefore published. Perhaps Earl
> > > Johnson, who chairs Keyboard, can say more on that--but I think the
> > > archive of that list is actual the best source right now.
> > 
> > Since we are working in an open standards workgroup, then I think our
> > preliminary work should be out in the clear and available to everyone. 
> > I've requested the FSG to provide us with a gforge project
> > (http://gforge.freestandards.org) with CVS and bugzilla support.  We
> > should be considering:
> > 
> > 1) CVS maintaining our DocBook specifications (ie.,
> > http://gforge.freestandards.org/scm/cvsweb.php/?cvsroot=lsb,
> > http://gforge.freestandards.org/scm/cvsweb.php/?cvsroot=a11y)
> > 
> > 2) Bugzilla tracking our DocBook works in progress and finished
> > specifications (ie., http://bugs.freestandards.org,
> > http://bugs.linuxbase.org, http://bugs.accessibility.freestandards.org)
> > 
> > 3) Build or DocBook works in progress and publish on our website (ie.,
> > http://www.linuxbase.org/spec/,
> > http://www.accessibility.freestandards.org/spec/)
> > 
> > > 
> > > Randall S Horwitz writes:
> > > > All,
> > > > 
> > > > As part of my work for conference preparation, I wonder if some one could 
> > > > point me to where we have the documents that have been produced by the 
> > > > various groups? I'm particularly interested in those produced by the 
> > > > keyboard group, but I think it's a good time to start asking where all of 
> > > > the documents are for each group that detail there findings thus far. This 
> > > > will give us  a concrete set of deliverables that we can use as part of 
> > > > conference preparation, and indeed, down the road after that.
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Randy
> > > > 
> > > > Randy Horwitz
> > > > IBM Accessibility Center
> > > > Internet: rhorwitz at us.ibm.com
> > > > Phone: (512) 838 8416
> > > > Tie Line (internal to IBM): 678 8416
> > > > 
> > > > "In my end is my beginning."
> > > > -- TS Eliot "East Coker"
> > > 
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> > -- 
> > George Kraft IV
> > gk4 at austin.ibm.com
> > Senior Software Engineer
> > IBM Emerging Technologies
> > 
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