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RE: Call for Consensus (CFC) to move forward the HTML5 Image Description Extension spec for publication (FPWD)

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:29:29 -0500
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To: "'Jason Kiss'" <jason@accessibleculture.org>, "'Steve Faulkner'" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
I think we need to resolve the example that conflicts with WCAG ... simply
removing the third example would be sufficient. Then I would support it.

<img src="DecorativeImage" alt="" title="decorative image"
longdesc="http://example.com/descs#item3">

http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20120103/F39
"the image has no meaning and should be ignored by assistive technologies."
(Failure 39: WCAG Techniques).

Cheers
David MacDonald

CanAdapt Solutions Inc.
  Adapting the web to all users
            Including those with disabilities
www.Can-Adapt.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Kiss [mailto:jason@accessibleculture.org] 
Sent: November-20-12 4:02 PM
To: Steve Faulkner
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force
Subject: Re: Call for Consensus (CFC) to move forward the HTML5 Image
Description Extension spec for publication (FPWD)

I support putting the document forward for publication as a first public
working draft (FPWD).



On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 1:15 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
wrote:
> Hi all,
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> We are calling for consensus on the HTML5 Image Description Extension 
> specification [1]
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> We have asked for and received feedback on the specification from task 
> force members.
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> The question we are asking task force members:
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> Is this specification ready to be put forward by the Task force to the 
> HTML WG and the Protocols and Formats WG for consideration for 
> publication as a first public working draft (FPWD)?
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> Please note: As a Working Draft publication, the document does not 
> need not be complete, to meet all technical requirements, or to have 
> consensus on the contents.
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> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive 
> responses are encouraged.
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> If there are no objections by Thursday, November 29th (Close of 
> business, or
> 23:59 Boston Time), this resolution will carry.
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> Other considerations to note:
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> - As a First Public Working Draft, this publication will trigger 
> patent policy review.
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> [1]
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-file/4893614e89f2/longdesc1/l
> ongdesc.html
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> On behalf of the task force chairs:
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> Janina, Steve and Chaals
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> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
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