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Re: FW: re-open request for issue 31

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:15:33 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkGfe5Ww6QH7-_JsQSPEnS5QTKVbECztp7nBO10B63dag@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> (janina@rednote.net)" <janina@rednote.net>, "Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org> (jbrewer@w3.org)" <jbrewer@w3.org>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Paul,
I have updated the re-open request to identify new information and address
the circumstances cited in the original decision that may result in
re-opening.

http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/movealt



regards
Stevef

On 15 February 2012 17:28, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  The Chairs have reviewed this re-open request and believe the request is
> incomplete since it does not currently explicitly identify the new
> information that the Chairs should use as the basis of a re-open decision.
> ****
>
> ** **
>
> Could the A11Y TF please determine how to improve this re-open request
> since the WG Chairs currently feel is does not justify re-opening ISSUE-31?
> ****
>
> ** **
>
> /paulc****
>
> ** **
>
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada****
>
> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3****
>
> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Saturday, February 11, 2012 2:08 PM
> *To:* Paul Cotton
> *Cc:* Maciej Stachowiak; Sam Ruby; HTMLWG WG; Judy Brewer; Janina Sajka;
> Michael Cooper; Michael(tm) Smith
> *Subject:* Re: re-open request for issue 31****
>
> ** **
>
> Hi Paul,
>
> First let me make this clear.
> This is not 'my' proposal it is a proposal that I have recently been
> tasked to produce for the HTML WG accessibility taskforce.
> Due to circumstances there has not been time for the proposal to be vetted
> and agreed upon by the taskforce prior to it's submission.
> If the taskforce decides that they cannot support the contents of the
> proposal I have submitted on their behalf, and there is no possibility, due
> to HTML WG process, for modification, to reach a consensus proposal, I will
> withdraw the proposal I have submitted.
>
> I have attempted to make clear the 2 reasons for re-opening. I have also
> outlined a set of changes.
>
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/movealt
>
> regards
> Stevef****
>
> On 11 February 2012 14:41, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:*
> ***
>
> The WG Decision Policy gives the following description of a re-open
> request:****
>
>
> http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy-v2.html?rev=1.38;content-type=text%2Fhtml#reopening<http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/%7Echeckout%7E/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy-v2.html?rev=1.38;content-type=text%2Fhtml#reopening>
> ****
>
>  ****
>
> 1. Submit a Reopen Request ****
>
> A request to reopen an issue should be submitted to the public-html@w3.orgmailing list. A request to reopen should identify the issue to be reopened,
> and should include the following:****
>
> ·         Material new information relevant to the decision, for example
> of the type identified by the decision itself as relevant. ****
>
> ·         A revised Change Proposal incorporating the new information as
> rationale. ****
>
> For reopening to be seriously considered, this new information and
> proposal must be likely to have been enough to materially change the
> decision, lacking refutation or additional new information,****
>
> When I read your re-open request at
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/movealt I cannot find a
> “revised change proposal incorporating the new information as rationale”.
> Do you have such a change proposal?****
>
>  ****
>
> Your re-open request appears to be more of a history of how ISSUE-31 was
> processed and the current state of the HTML5 specifications than a request
> that provides “material new information relevant to the decision”.  Can you
> please more clearly identify the “material new information” you are
> providing as your rationale for re-opening ISSUE-31?****
>
>  ****
>
> /paulc****
>
>  ****
>
> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada****
>
> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3****
>
> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329****
>
>  ****
>
> *From:* Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Saturday, February 11, 2012 6:00 AM
> *To:* Maciej Stachowiak; Sam Ruby; Paul Cotton
> *Cc:* HTMLWG WG; Judy Brewer; Janina Sajka; Michael Cooper; Michael(tm)
> Smith****
>
>
> *Subject:* re-open request for issue 31****
>
>  ****
>
> Dear Chairs I would appreciate your consideration of the following.****
>
>  ****
>
> Re-open request for the location of normative text alternative
> requirements aspect of ****
>
> ISSUE-31: Author conformance requirements for the alt attribute on images
> ****
>
>  ****
>
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/movealt****
>
>
> ****
>
>  ****
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
> www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
> www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
> dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
> Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>
> ****
>
>
>
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
> www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
> www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
> dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
> Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>
> ****
>



-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
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