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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: Sun, 20 Feb 2011 01:17:48 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTimVpkTDQObMXQ6v2VPsymgsGhASY1eRm+sEGBsT@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Sam,

>> What was unclear in the "Timeline to Last Call" is that, the phrase
>> "Jan 22, 2010 - cutoff for escalating bugs for pre-LC consideration"
>> actually meant that January 22, 2010  was the deadline for all other
>> situations. Issue 30 didn't even have a bug so I did not consider that
>> date pertained to Issue 30.
>> My focus was on:
>> "Feb 23, 2011 - every issue has at least one Change Proposal
>> Consequences of missing this date: issues will be closed without
>> prejudice and marked POSTPONED; can be reconsidered during LC or for a
>> later version of HTML."
>> If I had known January 22 was the deadline to submit a Proposal for
>> Issue 30, I would certainly would have met it. But I didn't know that.
>> I was taking my time.  Building my case.
> I continue to recommend that you take your time and build your case.
> I also reaffirm the understanding our common understanding[1] that once
> we passed the January 22nd deadline for the submission of proposals, the
> understanding was that once an issue is closed it loses its status as a
> pre last call issue.
> If this is something you would like to pursue, I would recommend that
> you send an email to the team contact like the one Steve sent on issue
> 133[2].

I won't be pursuing the process problem.

It wasn't a common understanding, Sam. It was as clear as mud.

If anyone has suggestions for improvement to the longdesc proposal
please let me know.

Best Regards,
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:21:00 UTC

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