[Accessibility] minutes: 2008-09-02 Open A11y Call plus URIs for review

Gregory J. Rosmaita unagi69 at concentric.net
Tue Sep 2 12:30:49 PDT 2008


minutes from today's brief Open Accessibility Workgroup call can be
found at:


as usual, please log any errors, clarifications, mis-attributions
and the like by replying-to this announcement on-list...

the NEXT Open Accessibility Workgroup call will be held on TUESDAY,
16 SEPTEMBER 2008 -- note that the Workgroup has been given an extra
two weeks in which to review IAccessible2, version 1.0.2

* HTML version: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/~ptbrunet/ia2/docs/html/
* IDL version: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/~ptbrunet/ia2/api/

a preliminary agenda for the 16 SEPTEMBER 2008 Open A11y meeting can 
be found at:


Workgroup members are asked to carefully review IAccessible2, version
1.0.2 or to have a colleague more familiar with accessibility on the 
windows platform to review IAccessible2, version 1.0.2 so that the 
Workgroup can vote to approve IAccessible2 at the 16 SEPTEMBER 2008 
Open A11y conference call...

additionally, the final draft of the revised Statement of Intent can be
found at:


the new "AT-SPI on D-Bus" Wiki page can be found at:


(this will be short aliased to http://a11y.org/d-bus)

the archived "AT-SPI on D-Bus Wiki" page is available as an XHTML document


in addition, should i have pruned the current AT-SPI on D-Bus wiki page 
too much, the old, archived wiki page's contents are still available in 
wiki markup at:


remember - there will be no Open A11y call next week on Tuesday, 9 
September 2008, and the vote on IAccessible2 version 1.0.2 will ocur 
at the next Open A11y call on 16 September 2008

and, finally, the GNOME 2008 Summit begins 13 October 2008 in Boston; 
this will provide an opportunity for some Workgroup members to meet
as well as to strategically broach accessibility issues -- more info
on GNOME 2008 can be found at:


  The optimist thinks that this is the best of all
  possible worlds; the pessimist knows it is.
 Gregory J. Rosmaita: gregory at linux-foundation.org
Vice-Chair & Webmaster, Open Accessibility Workgroup
http://a11y.org/              http://a11y.org/specs/

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