[Accessibility] no Open A11y call 2009-11-24; next call 2009-12-01 (elections)

Gregory J. Rosmaita oedipus at hicom.net
Wed Nov 18 10:26:57 PST 2009



as noted in the minutes for the 2009-11-17 meeting


the Open A11y Workgroup will NOT meet next week (2009-11-24), but will 
meet at the regularly scheduled time (1600h UTC) on 1 December 2009 -- 
an agenda for the 1 December 2009 meeting, along with instructions for 
participation, can be found at:


you can ascertain the time and date of the meeting in your time zone by 
using the following link:


please note that a topic discussion at the 1 December 2009 Open A11y 
meeting will be the selection of an executive for the Open A11y 
Workgroup -- issues to be discussed in relation to the selection of 
a new executive include:

1. what constitutes membership in Open A11y?

2. what constitutes "good standing" for Open A11y members?

3. who is eligible to stand for office?

4. timeline for elections (nominations)

5. if the current Open A11y Executives do not face a challange, can they 
  be reappointed for another 2-year term by acclamation?

a list of the current Open A11y Executive can be found at:


while a list of current participants in the Open A11y Workgroup can be 
found at:


note that (a) participants are listed alphabetically, by last name; and 
that (b) the information contained in the list was last updated 4 March 
2009 -- if you have been working on Open A11y projects, and your name 
does NOT appear on the membership list, please contact me directly at 
oedipus at hicom.net and i will add you and your affiliation to the list.

thank you, gregory.

Accessibility, Internationalization, and Interoperability are not 
"features", "overlays" or "add-ons".  Rather, they are core 
components of any architecture -- programmatic or otherwise. 
    Gregory J. Rosmaita, gregory at linux-foundation.org 
Vice-Chair, WebMaster & Listmaster, Open Accessibility Workgroup 
http://a11y.org/                                http://a11y/specs 
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