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= Minutes of the Open <html><acronym title="Accessibility">A11y</acronym></html> Expert Handlers <html><acronym title="Special Interest Group">SIG</acronym></html> Call 2009/03/09 =
 
= Minutes of the Open <html><acronym title="Accessibility">A11y</acronym></html> Expert Handlers <html><acronym title="Special Interest Group">SIG</acronym></html> Call 2009/03/09 =
 
'''''Note: This meeting has not yet been held.'''''
 
  
 
== Preliminary Business ==
 
== Preliminary Business ==
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=== Attendance ===
 
=== Attendance ===
 
* Neil Soiffer (NS/chair)
 
* Neil Soiffer (NS/chair)
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** [[User:Oedipus|Gregory J. Rosmaita]]
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** Janina Sajka (JS)
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*** ''regrets:'' Alexander Surkov
 
*** ''regrets:'' Alexander Surkov
  
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=== Approval of Last Meeting's Minutes ===
 
=== Approval of Last Meeting's Minutes ===
 
* [[Accessibility/Handlers/Meetings/Minutes20090302.html|Minutes from 2009/03/02 Expert Handlers Conference Call]]
 
* [[Accessibility/Handlers/Meetings/Minutes20090302.html|Minutes from 2009/03/02 Expert Handlers Conference Call]]
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** postponed due to lack of quorum
  
 
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== Minutes of Expert Handlers Conference Call 2009/03/09 ==
 
== Minutes of Expert Handlers Conference Call 2009/03/09 ==
  
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'''''Note:''''' After some initial logistical discussion and a quick word from <html><abbr title="Gregory">GJR</abbr></html> on the status of his action item to investigate what combinations of markup and scripting which is actually in current use to convey specialized knowledge in a structured format, '''''the 9 March 2009 meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum.'''''
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'''NS:''' short of quota -- checked more [[Accessibility/Handlers/References/SMLs|SMLs]]; most dead or extremely limited in their use or are back-end dialects that don't need handlers
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'''GJR:''' survey of academic contacts about course content and requirements for accessible academic content, so far, shows: HTML plus images, PDF or Flash
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'''NS:''' state of Flash accessibility
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'''GJR:''' you can test Flash accessibility for yourself at the [http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/index.html Adobe Accessibility Resource Center]:
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* [http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/products/flash/best_practices.html Flash Accessibility Best Practices Guide (Adobe)]
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** [http://www.adobe.com/resources/accessibility/examples.html Adobe Accessibility Examples (Accessible PDF and Flash Gallery)]
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* [http://www.adobe.com/enterprise/accessibility/training.html three interactive tutorials on Acrobat accessibility features plus how to create and access PDF documents (Adobe)]
  
 
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== Wrap Up ==
 
== Wrap Up ==
  
=== Identify Topics for the 2009/03/16 Expert Handlers Call ===
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=== Identify Topics for the 2009/03/30 Expert Handlers Call ===
  
 
* When will the Handlers <html><acronym title="Special Interest Group">SIG</acronym></html> meet during March, taking account of CSUN 2009 and <html><acronym title="South by South-west" style="speak:spell-out;">SXSW</acronym></html>
 
* When will the Handlers <html><acronym title="Special Interest Group">SIG</acronym></html> meet during March, taking account of CSUN 2009 and <html><acronym title="South by South-west" style="speak:spell-out;">SXSW</acronym></html>
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** '''NS:''' will resume meetings on 30 March 2009
  
 
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* adjourned: <html><abbr title="hours">h</abbr> <acronym style="speak:spell-out;" title="Universal Coordinated Time">UTC</acronym></html>
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* adjourned: <html><abbr title="hours">2021h</abbr> <acronym style="speak:spell-out;" title="Universal Coordinated Time">UTC</acronym></html>
* [[Accessibility/Handlers/Meetings/Agenda20090316.html|Agenda for 2009/03/16 Expert Handlers Call]]
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* [[Accessibility/Handlers/Meetings/Agenda20090330.html|Agenda for 2009/03/30 Expert Handlers Call]]
  
  

Latest revision as of 21:46, 9 March 2009

Contents

[edit] Minutes of the Open A11y Expert Handlers SIG Call 2009/03/09

[edit] Preliminary Business

[edit] Attendance

[edit] Agenda Review

[edit] Approval of Last Meeting's Minutes



[edit] Minutes of Expert Handlers Conference Call 2009/03/09

Note: After some initial logistical discussion and a quick word from GJR on the status of his action item to investigate what combinations of markup and scripting which is actually in current use to convey specialized knowledge in a structured format, the 9 March 2009 meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum.


NS: short of quota -- checked more SMLs; most dead or extremely limited in their use or are back-end dialects that don't need handlers

GJR: survey of academic contacts about course content and requirements for accessible academic content, so far, shows: HTML plus images, PDF or Flash

NS: state of Flash accessibility

GJR: you can test Flash accessibility for yourself at the Adobe Accessibility Resource Center:



[edit] Wrap Up

[edit] Identify Topics for the 2009/03/30 Expert Handlers Call

  • When will the Handlers SIG meet during March, taking account of CSUN 2009 and SXSW
    • NS: will resume meetings on 30 March 2009






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