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

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:52:37 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=VDAtBSXHYJbDwb0zx5XjKxe0CSYbK+3XOiKv50Cy74A@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
I have filed a bug against the spec:


https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20048

citing david's email in regards to the example's conflict with WCAG advice
and offering some further observations of my own.

regards
SteveF

On 22 November 2012 19:43, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> as there disagreement over the decorative image example code in the spec
> [1]:
>
>
>
> <img src="DecorativeImage" alt="" title="decorative image"
> longdesc="http://example.com/descs#item3">
>
>
> I suggest, unless anyone objects to its removal,  we remove it from the
> spec and continue discussion of  its merits after the CFC has concluded.
>
> regards
>
> SteveF
>
> On 20 November 2012 12:15, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>>
>>
>> We are calling for consensus on the HTML5 Image Description Extension
>> specification [1]
>>
>>
>>
>> We have asked for and received feedback on the specification from task
>> force members.
>>
>>
>>
>> The question we are asking task force members:
>>
>>
>>
>> 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)?
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive
>> responses are encouraged.
>>
>> If there are no objections by Thursday, November 29th (Close of
>> business, or 23:59 Boston Time), this resolution will carry.
>>
>>
>>
>> Other considerations to note:
>>
>>
>>
>> - As a First Public Working Draft, this publication will trigger patent
>> policy review.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>  [1]
>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-file/4893614e89f2/longdesc1/longdesc.html
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On behalf of the task force chairs:
>>
>>
>>
>> Janina, Steve and Chaals
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> with regards
>>
>> Steve Faulkner
>> Technical Director - TPG
>>
>>
>
>
>
Received on Thursday, 22 November 2012 19:53:48 UTC

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