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

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 12:33:21 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTin2sg=1FtgGsFsQVDa3JDZvThqWcWRwS9Gi92AZ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Sam,

>> 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.

Issue 30 was escalated February 6, 2008.
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/30

The request would be to reopen that previously escalated issue and
resolve it before last call based on new information.

Is that possible?

Thank you.

Best Regards,
Laura

On 2/17/11, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> 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
>


-- 
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Thursday, 17 February 2011 18:33:54 GMT

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