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Re: HTML comment list, Bugzilla, and the accessbilty task force

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 18:58:05 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa1003191658n4b41cd2dp6acb318f9851d38@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Paul,

On 3/19/10, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:

> 1.  I am now traking the comments list.
>
> 2. We can adjust the Stats sections of our next WDs.
>
> 3. We can a `how to comment` on the wg home page and the task force wikis.

These are all actions that will help address accountability and
usability. Thank you.

Does anyone have ideas how to address the Bugzilla accessibility
issues Gez raised?

Best Regards,
Laura

On 3/19/10, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:
> 1.  I am now traking the comments list.
>
> 2. We can adjust the Stats sections of our next WDs.
>
> 3. We can a `how to comment` on the wg home page and the task force wikis.
>
> /paulc
>
> Sent from my Windows® phone.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
> Sent: March 19, 2010 4:01 AM
> To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
> Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>; Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>;
> Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>; Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>; HTML
> Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: HTML comment list, Bugzilla, and the accessbilty task force
>
>
> Hi  Paul,
>
>> Sam and I agree that the barrier to entry is NOT very high to using
>> Bugzilla.  If anybody as a real problem accessing Bugzilla, we suggest
>> that
>> they email the chairs, and copy the list, with clear instructions like
>> "please open a bugzilla entry on my behalf with the following description:
>> ..."
>
> How will the public know that they are supposed to email the chairs,
> and copy the list if they experience a problem?
>
>> I have taken the liberty of asking the author of the comment to open a
>> Bugzilla bug for the comment.
>
> Thank you. I hope that the person is able to do that.
>
> In another instance I suggested to a different person that they file a
> bug in Bugzilla. Their response:
>
>> Since I'm not a member of the group, I do not want to create a
>> bug account or to raise bugs.
>> If it is not sufficient to email to the group about a problem in a draft
>> for an arbitrary, but interested reader, than the group has far more
>> problems not addressable in a bugzilla or that can be solved with
>> bug reports from outside.
>> Due to my previous contacts to the HTML5 WG I prefer to stay
>> outside without creating accounts or bug reports (looking back,
>> already that for the wiki was too much). As an author
>> I'm (still) interested in the fate of (X)HTML. But due to previous
>> discussions I prefer to separate strictly between my problems
>> or responsibilities and that of this group. Therefore I will certainly
>> do not more than writing sometimes a feedback via email.
>> I think, all other administrative issues are within the responsibility
>> of the HTML5 WG.
>
> Best Regards,
> Laura
>
> --
> Laura L. Carlson
>
>


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Laura L. Carlson
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