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Re: Candidate TF Resolution: ISSUES-90, 91, 93, 95, 96, & 97

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 13:49:04 -0400
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100413174904.GG2349@sonata.rednote.net>
Hmmm, I think we can adopt a friendly amendment that would add the
following to the resolution:

"The TF supports the counter-proposal at
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Eoconnor/keephidden."

I'll resend with this amendment shortly.

Janina

John Foliot writes:
> Apologies for top posting.
> 
> I whole-heartedly support this Candidate TF Resolution, and have said
> publicly as an individual that I also support this position.
> 
> There is currently a collaborative counter-proposal that is being crafted
> for submission, and while I am not the 'owner' of this initiative, I have
> already contributed to it.  Please see:
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Eoconnor/keephidden
> 
> Cheers!
> 
> JF
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-html-a11y-request@w3.org [mailto:public-html-a11y-
> > request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Janina Sajka
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 10:02 AM
> > To: HTML Accessibility Task Force
> > Subject: Candidate TF Resolution: ISSUES-90, 91, 93, 95, 96, & 97
> > 
> > The HTML-A11Y Task Force Face to Face offers the following candidate
> > resolution for adoption by the TF. Discussion in email is
> > welcome--simply reply to this message. This resolution will appear on
> > our teleconference agenda this Thursday. Also, a WBS survey will
> > shortly
> > be announced where you may vote on it.
> > 
> > RESOLUTION: The HTML-A11Y Task Force opposes the change proposals to
> > remove the elements as proposed in the following issues at the
> > following
> > URIs. We maintain the work item to check these elements and make them
> > better.
> > 
> > ISSUE-90, ISSUE-91, ISSUE-93, ISSUE-95, ISSUE-96, ISSSUE-97
> >    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removefigure
> >    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removeaside
> >    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removedetails
> >    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removehidden
> >    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removeprogress
> >    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/removemeter
> > 
> > RATIONALE: The F2F believes these elements are actually useful for
> > accessibility. We note that features similar to the elements in
> > question
> > are today created using elements with different semantics actuated by
> > style and script, whereas we prefer native elements.
> > 
> > For more details please consult minutes from the F2F:
> > http://www.w3.org/2010/04/07-html-a11y-minutes.html
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> > 		sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> > 
> > Chair, Open Accessibility	janina@a11y.org
> > Linux Foundation		http://a11y.org
> > 
> > Chair, Protocols & Formats
> > Web Accessibility Initiative	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
> > World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> > 

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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
		sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net

Chair, Open Accessibility	janina@a11y.org	
Linux Foundation		http://a11y.org

Chair, Protocols & Formats
Web Accessibility Initiative	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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