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Re: Agenda: HTML-A11Y Task Force on 17 February at 16:00Z for 60 minutes

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:26:59 -0500
Message-ID: <4D5D4C53.3080201@intertwingly.net>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
CC: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On 02/17/2011 03:33 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:
> Hi Janina,
>
> Regrets for the meeting.
>
>> Issue-30 longdesc (any updates?)
>
> Some of us have been working on the change proposal [1]. Ideas for
> improvement on that and on the use cases [2] that require longdesc are
> still very welcome.
>
> I plan to submit the proposal to the HTML working group soon. Per the
> Chairs' timeline [3], every issue needs to have at least one Change
> Proposal by February 23. So on February 22, I plan to submit the
> change proposal to reopen HTML-ISSUE-30.
>
> Hopefully that will allow enough time for the HTML Working Group to
> evaluate the proposal, the reverse the decision, and instate longdesc
> into the spec before Last Call.

Based on what I have seen, I do believe that you have enough information 
to reopen the issue.  That being said it is my continued position[4][5] 
that all escalations after Jan 22 are to be treated as LC issues.

> Best Regards,
>
> Laura
> [1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/InstateLongdesc
> [2] http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/research/ld.html#uc
> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Sep/0074.html

- Sam Ruby

[4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Feb/0052.html
[5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Sep/0074.html
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