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Re: [media] Requesting Spec Text Additions

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 09:13:54 +1100
Message-ID: <AANLkTikQKYrYimi8PdhGBE9zWcW8_F_H3OOcQJ0raFY2@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Cc: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Sorry, of course I meant bug reports that would provide changes.
Silvia.


On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 7:38 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Janina, for following up on this and making sure it progresses.
>
> It seems we next have to make change proposals to make this more
> technology neutral. Might be another topic for today's call.
>
> Cheers,
> Silvia.
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 11:50 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
>> Current status:
>>
>> a) The indicated sections have been incorporated.
>>
>> b) The work to make the these sections technology neutral is not complete.
>>  Bug reports are encouraged in order to enable further progress.
>>
>> c) Meanwhile, the following HTML5 spec text sections have been marked as
>> blocking progress to last call:
>>
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/video.html#the-track-element
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/video.html#timed-tracks
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/rendering.html#timed-tracks-0
>>
>> - Sam Ruby
>>
>> On 09/27/2010 06:27 PM, Janina Sajka wrote:
>>>
>>> Colleagues:
>>>
>>> This request is being sent on behalf of the HTML-A11Y Task Force's Media
>>> Subteam.
>>>
>>> Some time ago we requested removal of certain media related sections
>>> from W3C's HTML 5 specification documents because a specific technology
>>> solution was being introduced, whereas it was the Subteam's strong
>>> viewpoint that this was premature and counter-productive. We are now at
>>> the point where we would like this text returned to our W3C documents,
>>> however, still without any admixture of specific technology solutions.
>>>
>>> The Subteam notes that two of these three sections were first drafted in
>>> W3C space, but have been improved in key respects by the WHAT-WG. We
>>> believe it would be fairly straight forward to return two of the three
>>> sections we need without the technology specific language. The third
>>> section we need will, in our view, require a bit more effort to
>>> introduce in a technology neutral manner.
>>>
>>> Mindful that heartbeat releases of HTML 5 specification documentsare
>>> imminent, we request your guidance on how to proceed.
>>>
>>> Shall we request the Editor make these modifications and introduce these
>>> sections into W3C documents without the technology specific language?
>>> Before or after the heartbeat publication? We'd prefer before so that we
>>> can begin work on these right away. However, some short delay would not
>>> slow us down drastically. We understand there are competing priorities
>>> here.
>>>
>>> Or, should we undertake first redrafting these sections to remove the
>>> technology specific references ourselves?
>>>
>>> The three sections we would like added to our W3C documents are:
>>>
>>> ITEM 1. The<track>  element
>>>
>>> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/video.html#the-t
>>> rack-element
>>>
>>> ITEM 2. The Timed Text spec
>>>
>>> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/video.html#timed
>>> -tracks
>>>
>>> ITEM 3. The rendering rules
>>>
>>> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/rendering.html#t
>>> imed-tracks-0
>>>
>>> Further specificity regarding this request can be found at:
>>>
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Sep/051 8.html
>>>
>>> Thank you for your guidance.
>>>
>>> Janina
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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