Re: Forming an Accessibility Steering Committee
- From: Mike Pedersen <Michael Pedersen Sun COM>
- To: Brian Cameron <Brian Cameron Sun COM>
- Cc: gnome-accessibility-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Forming an Accessibility Steering Committee
- Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 17:24:54 -0800
Hi Brian, I think this is a great idea and I'd be happy to
> The GNOME Foundation Board of Directors recognizes the importance
> of Accessibility in the GNOME desktop. To help foster a more
> clear and positive vision, the board thinks it would be helpful
> to form an Accessibility Steering Committee.
> The purpose of this committee would be (in general terms)
> - Help oversee a11y issues with the GNOME desktop
> - Identify ways that the GNOME Foundation can better promote a11y
> - Recommend actions to the GNOME Foundation board.
> - Serve as a more clear a11y leadership team
> - Help to standardize free a11y interfaces so that a11y solutions can
> be best shared across desktops.
> I am wondering who in the GNOME a11y community would be interested
> in being a part of this Committee. Being involved would mean
> having time to engage in discussions and related tasks. It also
> may make sense to meet for a phone conference on a regular schedule
> (perhaps once or twice a month) if possible.
> Once we have identified who would like to participate in such a
> Committee, we can work out the details. Please respond if you would
> like to be involved with the GNOME community in this capacity, and
> any ideas you have on how this committee could work best.
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