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RE: Candidate TF Resolution: ISSUES-90, 91, 93, 95, 96, & 97 (Amended)

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 11:36:31 -0700 (PDT)
To: "'Janina Sajka'" <janina@rednote.net>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Cc: "'Tab Atkins Jr.'" <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "'Edward O'Connor'" <hober0@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <012d01cadb38$3aab5940$b0020bc0$@edu>
Minor point of clarification; at present this:

> 	The Task Force supports the counter-proposal found at
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Eoconnor/keephidden.

Is a draft proposal, which has not yet been forwarded to the WG.  I am
unsure of the proposed timeline for that, but suspect that it is sooner
rather than later.

Tab? Edward?

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 10:52 AM
> To: HTML Accessibility Task Force
> Subject: Candidate TF Resolution: ISSUES-90, 91, 93, 95, 96, & 97
> (Amended) Reply-To:
> 
> 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
> 
> 	The Task Force supports the counter-proposal found at
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Eoconnor/keephidden.
> 
> 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)
> 
Received on Tuesday, 13 April 2010 18:37:05 GMT

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