[Accessforall] Tue calls on personal needs and preferences (PNP) suspended until further notice
andyheath at axelrod.plus.com
Fri Sep 7 03:10:17 EDT 2012
Might I suggest that any significant decisions taken from this point on
are announced on the Accessforall at fluidproject.org list on an
announce-only basis so that those of us watching for those decisions in
order to write standards drafts and working in other efforts tryng to
harmonise work are able to pick them up.
For example, there is AFAIK yet no agreed external json representation
for exchange of preference instances. I don't think the most productive
way to decide such a representation is committee debate (as has taken us
to this point) but its still useful to know outputs like this (for
example for harmonising the IMS AfA 3.0 work (I'm told that will go on
the IMS website this week btw) and feeding into the IndieUI effort where
appropriate (see for example
and the attachment to that mail, which is the proposal to harmonise that
> Dear Access-for-All and Cloud4all partners,
> we have had a series of weekly conference calls on Tuesday from November
> 2011 until July 2012 (see
> These calls were successful, and we have defined a framework for a
> registry-based approach that will be the basis for the revision of
> ISO/IEC 24751. The most important result is the glossary, in which we
> defined the structure of the registry, user preference set and context.
> See http://wiki.gpii.net/index.php/Glossary. In Cloud4All, we are
> already working on the implementation of these concepts.
> As far as I can see, there are currently two main topics in our scope
> which we haven’t resolved yet:
> 1.An alternate way for describing conditions.
> 2.Rules for the maintenance of the term registry (validation team,
> submissions, etc.) – this will be required for a part of 24751.
> For both topics, there is currently no proposal available that could be
> discussed. Time is precious for all of us, and there are more urgent
> things in the GPII pipeline than those two topics.
> Having discussed this with Jutta and Gregg, we propose to suspend the
> Tuesday calls on personal needs and preferences, until further notice.
> If any of you wants to contribute to the two topics named above, or has
> other topics that should be discussed in this group, please let us know.
> I apologize to those who were on the call last Tuesday, because I forgot
> to send an announcement.
> Thank you very much for your support so far, i appreciate it,
> (Co-chair of the Access-for-All working group)
> Gottfried Zimmermann
> Prof. Mobile User Interaction
> Hochschule der Medien, Stuttgart, Germany
> Phone: +49 711 8923-2751
> Email: gzimmermann at hdm-stuttgart.de <mailto:gzimmermann at hdm-stuttgart.de>
> Web: http://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/home/gzimmermann
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