OpenDocument - Accessibility SC

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Statement of purpose

  1. Ongoing review of the OpenDocument specification for accessibility, both to discover potential accessibility issues and to improve the usability and functionality of creating, reading, and editing office documents for people with disabilities.
  2. To provide accessibility related feedback to the OpenDocument Technical Committee and implementors of the OpenDocument specification.


  1. Proposals for accessibility enhancements to the OpenDocument specification.
  2. Accessibility related guidelines for OpenDocument implementors and users.

Scope of work
The subcommittee's work is to ensure that OpenDocument schema allows to store the information that is required by applications aimed at allowing people with disabilities to access properly the content of OpenDocument documents.

Manner and schedule of work
The work of the subcommittee will be primarily through a mail list set up by OASIS for subcommittee work. Access by the public will be through an openly available mail list archive.

Conference calls will be scheduled on a regular basis as agreed by the subcommittee after its formation.

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