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Re: Call for Consensus: Publish HTML Image Descriptions as Last Call

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2013 23:46:00 +0400
To: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wzl06ytty3oazb@dhcp-217-166-wifi.yandex.net>
With no dissent, this call passes. We will therefore request the HTML and  
PF Working Groups to publish a Last Call of HTML Image Description  
Extension with a 60-day last call period. I will publish a new Editor's  
draft to go with the request, with a Status of the Document that clarifies  
the last call period, etc.



On Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:16:48 +0400, Charles McCathie Nevile  
<chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> Hi,
> this is a call for consensus on the proposal:
> THe HTML Accessibility Task Force requests that the HTML and PF Working  
> Groups jointly publish a Last Call Working Draft of the HTML Image  
> Description extension, based on the 24 June editor's draft at  
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-file/e2129bb908aa/longdesc1/longdesc.html
> Silence will be taken as assent, but a positive response is preferred.  
> Please respond to public-html-a11y@w3.org before the call closes at  
> midnight on Monday 1 July (Hawaii Time zone).
> Changes since the Second Public Working Draft of June 6 are editorial in  
> nature. The most significant ones are identified at  
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-file/e2129bb908aa/longdesc1/longdesc.html#changes
> There is one issue identified in the draft, which is a request for a  
> better reference for checking accessibility of content. We have already  
> agreed that if we don't find a more appropriate reference we will simply  
> close the bug and leave it as is.
> In addition, in a late comment on the last draft[1] Peter Gruzca  
> foreshadowed a potential issue of changing the requirement for making  
> longdesc discoverable from "should" to "must". In my reply[2], I have  
> requested that if he wishes to formally propose the issue he does so as  
> a comment on the Last Call (assuming we reach consensus and the Last  
> Call is published).
> [1]  
> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jun/0064.html>
> [2]  
> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jun/0071.html>
> cheers
> Chaals

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