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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
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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:21:00 GMT

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