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Re: CFC re ISSUE-31 Missing Alt

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 09:50:07 -0700
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-Id: <382C00AC-A551-4299-8635-B3981DEE7C5B@apple.com>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
I assume the email title is wrong ('missing alt'), rather than the body (which is about table summary)?

On May 5, 2010, at 17:02 , Janina Sajka wrote:

> At our regular HTML-A11Y Teleconference on Thursday 29 April:
> http://www.w3.org/2010/04/29-html-a11y-minutes.html
> 
> I was requested to draft and circulate resolution language implementing
> our consensus guidance to the HTML-WG regarding ISSUE-32
> "Table-Summary," http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/32 as agreed
> in our teleconference.
> 
> This email provides this draft and serves as our Call for Consensus on
> this question. Please expect a vote on the resolution at our upcoming
> teleconference on Thursday 6 May.
> 
> Suggested edits, objections, additional comments, and votes by Task
> Force members unable to attend the Thursday teleconference may be logged
> by responding to this message no later than 23:59 Boston Time Friday 7
> May (03:59Z Saturday 8 May).
> 
> Candidate Resolution
> 
> RESOLUTION: The HTML-A11Y Task Force supports the change proposal at
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Summary_Change_Proposal_Nov_18,_2009
> to reinstate table summary as conforming and not +obsolete. We adopt
> this recommendation even as we continue engineering work on possible
> enhancements to table summary. However,+any enhancements we might
> propose would only elaborate on this proposal and, most particularly,
> would not remove the support +for author provided text as has been
> present in HTML4. Thus this recommendation serves as our baseline of
> table summary support.
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> 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)
> 
> 

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Thursday, 6 May 2010 16:50:43 GMT

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