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Re: CfC: Close ISSUE-35 aria-processing (ends 2009-12-17)

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2010 05:22:22 -0800
Cc: Steve Faulkner <sfaulkner@paciellogroup.com>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
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To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>

On Jan 4, 2010, at 4:48 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:

> Hi Maciej,
>
> How can an issue be closed that has open actions bound to it?

See the prior justification, plus the lack of objections in the  
designated time period for objections. None of the associated actions  
seemed likely to result in a monolithic Change Proposal. They do seem  
likely to result in new bugs and issues along the lines of ISSUE-85 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/85 
 >, which is great.

In the meantime, it doesn't seem helpful to the group's bookkeeping to  
hold this issue open.

> Since you closed ISSUE-35 aria-processing [1] that Cynthia originally
> raised, will new issue(s) be opened to track Steve's two open ARIA
> actions? They are ACTION-158 [2] and ACTION-138 [3]. Both of them are
> currently bound to ISSUE-35.

For now, I've unbound both of the actions from ISSUE-35; they are now  
freestanding actions.

Note: the issue was closed without prejudice. That means that if I  
made a mistake in closing or if new info comes up then we can still  
reopen it. In particular, if anyone wants to write a monolithic Change  
Proposal for ISSUE-35, instead of handling any needed changes  
individually, then I will gladly reopen it.

Regards,
Maciej

>
> Thanks.
>
> Best Regards,
> Laura
>
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/35?changelog
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/actions/158?changelog
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/actions/138?changelog
>
>
> On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 10:16 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  
> wrote:
>>
>> On Dec 8, 2009, at 3:55 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>
>> ISSUE-35 was raised 10 months ago to propose adding detailed  
>> requirements
>> for ARIA to the HTML5 draft. Some time ago, ARIA was incorporated  
>> into
>> HTML5, including references to provide the processing and conformance
>> requirements. There has been some subsequent discussion, but no  
>> fundamental
>> objection to the work. On the other hand, some specific details of
>> HTML5+ARIA processing or conformance have been raised as bugs and/ 
>> or issues.
>>
>> It seems that keeping ISSUE-35 open no longer has a great deal of  
>> value to
>> the group. It seems more productive to suggest changes to the  
>> spec's ARIA
>> processing individually, and to close this catchall issue to  
>> reflect the
>> fact that ARIA has in fact been incorporated.
>>
>> If there are no objections, this issue will be closed on December  
>> 17, 2009.
>>
>> If anyone objects to closing this issue and tracking further  
>> refinements
>> individually, then the chairs will promptly call for Change  
>> Proposals for
>> ISSUE-35.
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/35
>>
>> Per the CfC, this issue is closed without prejudice. Individual  
>> changes to
>> ARIA processing requirements can still be requested separately via  
>> the usual
>> process.
>> Regards,
>> Maciej
>
> -- 
> Laura L. Carlson
>
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