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Re: Call for Consensus: Proposals from the April 2010 Face to Face meeting

From: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:44:42 -0400
Message-ID: <4BC4D7BA.2070507@w3.org>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
CC: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
You can abstain by not registering a vote - it is possible to do this
even if you vote on other questions on the survey. But then you are
essentially voting with the majority. I don't think an explicit
"abstain" option is useful, it just confuses the vote results. Michael

David Singer wrote:
> Michael
>
> given that this is a collection of questions, it's possible some
> people will have no opinion or want to abstain on some of them, but at
> the moment we either have to agree or disagree (yes/no).  It's also
> possible some task force members have no opinion on all of these but
> want to be removed from the 'did not vote' list.
>
> Is an 'abstain' option possible?
>
> On Apr 13, 2010, at 13:23 , Michael Cooper wrote:
>
>> Following on the candidate task force resolutions Janina just sent, a
>> survey is available in preparation for discussion and formal decision:
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/44061/200404_ftf-proposals/
>>
>> This survey provides opportunity for advance input by those who will
>> not attend the teleconference, and creates a record of input from
>> those who will be present. Therefore, we request that all members
>> submit your opinion. The results of the survey, plus any email
>> discussion and discussion in the teleconference, will guide any
>> formal decisions of the task force taken this week.
>>
>> Please take a moment to complete this survey before the task force
>> teleconference this week.
>>
>> Michael
>> -- 
>>
>> Michael Cooper
>> Web Accessibility Specialist
>> World Wide Web Consortium, Web Accessibility Initiative
>> E-mail cooper@w3.org <mailto:cooper@w3.org>
>> Information Page <http://www.w3.org/People/cooper/>
>>
>
> David Singer
> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
>

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Michael Cooper
Web Accessibility Specialist
World Wide Web Consortium, Web Accessibility Initiative
E-mail cooper@w3.org <mailto:cooper@w3.org>
Information Page <http://www.w3.org/People/cooper/>
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