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

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 10:46:35 +0400
To: "David Singer" <singer@apple.com>, "Michael Cooper" <cooper@w3.org>
Cc: "HTML Accessibility Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.va43rxqkwxe0ny@widsith.local>
On Wed, 14 Apr 2010 00:44:42 +0400, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org> wrote:

> 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

There is abstain, and there is concur. It is common in WBS to have both  
options as well as yes or no.

Also, why are all Shelley's proposals lumped together? It is perfectly  
reasonable to support the resolution for some of them but not others.

cheers

Chaals

> 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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