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Re: CfC: Publish three heartbeat drafts as WDs

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:05:48 -0400
Message-ID: <522FB3DC.9070102@intertwingly.net>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "Michael(tm) Smith (mike@w3.org)" <mike@w3.org>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "team-html-a11y@w3.org" <team-html-a11y@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
On 09/10/2013 07:36 PM, Janina Sajka wrote:
> Dear All:
>
> I'm very disappointed to note that longdesc is still listed in the
> obsolete (Sec. 11) of the HTML 5.1 nightly. Is this also the case with
> the current crop of heartbeats?
>
> Surely everyone is aware that the TF's longdesc extension Las Call
> expires Monday next?
>
> Can we please, please have this resolved immediately? As agreed?

I encourage you to write a bug report.  I'm confident that such will be 
handled appropriately.

As to what we agreed to previously, here is what plan 2014 states:

   If such a specification obtains consensus and meets the proposed CR
   exit criteria by 2014Q2 it could be folded back into the core HTML
   spec by that time.

http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-2014-plan.html

> Janina

- Sam Ruby

> Janina Sajka writes:
>> Hi, Robin:
>>
>> Robin Berjon writes:
>>> Hi Janina,
>>>
>>> On 24/05/2013 18:12 , Janina Sajka wrote:
>>>> I will withdraw my objection at this time in the interest of preserving
>>>> and furthering the comity that has arisen among us since Plan 2014.
>>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>> Well, it's not my intent to throw a major monkey-wrench into the works.
>> Perhaps we should have inquired about prioritization and communicated
>> our expected timelines before.
>>
>>>> While I do not think anyone is intentionally delaying here, continued
>>>> delay does exaserbate W3C accessibility messaging. Also, we're now
>>>> quite likely to have a Last Call for HTMl Image Description published before
>>>> another HTML heartbeat is published.
>>>
>>> What is your time frame for LC? We're not really constrained as to
>>> the minimal amount of time between heartbeats.
>>>
>> We're expecting LC late June. We further expect to prepare our CR
>> implementation report during LC, so that we may well go to PR late
>> August/early September, skipping CR.
>>
>>>> Is there any reason it's unreasonable to expect this bug to be resolved
>>>> before the NEXT publication milestone?
>>>
>>> No, I wouldn't think so. As I said, it hasn't been handled either
>>> high or low priority. I (and as far as I know, the other editors
>>> too) tend to proceed by fixing blocks of bugs that are on related
>>> topics. We can certainly handle this bug soon.
>>>
>> Thanks, Robin. That would be helpful.
>>
>> Janina
>>
>>> --
>>> Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
>>
>> --
>>
>> Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
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>> 		Email:	janina@rednote.net
>>
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>>
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>>
>
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