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Open A11y Working Group Conference Call (27 November 2007)

NOTE: The following minutes have yet to be finalized


  • Janina Sajka (JS/chair)
  • Stewart Benedict (SB)
  • David Bolter (DB)
  • Pete Brunet (PB)
  • Gunnar Schmi DT (GS)
  • Olaf Schmidt (OS)
  • Gregory J. Rosmaita (GJR/scribe)
    • regrets: none logged

For Reference

Preliminary Items

Approval of Past Minutes

RESOLVED: the Minutes from 13 November 2007 A11y Call are conditionally approved, pending Steve Lee's review

ACTION GJR: email Steve Lee via the accessibility list to ascertain if his request for the 20,000 foot view from JS has been satisfied

RESOLVED: the Minutes from 20 November 2007 A11y Call are approved

Action Items Status Review

Summary of Action Items from 2007-11-20 Open A11y Conference Call

  • ACTION JS: identify someone with organized approach to take the time to straighten out GNOME A11y Project Documentation, possibly in conjunction with GJR
    • status: pending
  • ACTION JS: ask OlafS and GunnarS to replicate EarlJ's tests on GNOME
    • status: begun with Gunnar during 2007/10/30 conference call; JS will follow-up with email to Gunnar and Olaf

Meeting Minutes

Topic 1:

Topic 2:

Topic 3: SIG Updates

JS: the Expert Handlers SIG's meeting with Al Gilman of the WAI Protocols & Formats WG was quite fruitful; encourage all who did not attend to review the minutes

ACTION GJR: post URI of Expert Handlers 26 November 2006 meeting minutes to both the accessibility list and the accessibility-handlers list

Topic 4: Website Update

  • a new Reference page for ATK/AT-SPI created, as well as a ATK Test Page
    • Questions:
      • does DB have a Linux Foundation wiki account?
        • yes, he does
      • is DB taking ownership of this resource -- collation, additions and organization?
        • yes, in collaboration with GJR and GK4

New Business

Identify Topics for 4 December 2007 Teleconference

Wrap Up

Summary of New Action Items

Summary of Continued Action Items

Summary of Resolutions