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PFWG Decision RE CfCx); Keep Longdesc Independent

From: 'Janina Sajka' <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:26:56 -0500
To: public-pfwg@w3.org
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, public-html-admin@w3.org, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20140130042656.GU7444@concerto.rednote.net>
Colleagues:

The PFWG conducted a CfC regarding the HTML-A11Y Task Force's proposed
plan to publish its HTML Image Description extension specification as a
stand-alone W3C recommendation:

One comment in opposition, and one abstention were recorded on this CfC.
In addition the regular weekly PFWG teleconference recorded the
following resolution regarding this CfC without objection as logged at:

https://www.w3.org/2014/01/29-pf-minutes.html#item07

RESOLUTION:	PFWG supports publishing the HTML Image Description
		extension specification as an independent specification.

A publically referenceable extract from the above minutes can be found
at:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/wai-xtech/2014Jan/0030.html

This CfC passes.

Janina


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Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
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http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-pfwg/2014Jan/0069.html
Janina Sajka writes:
+1

With Chair hat off ...

Janina

John Foliot writes:
> I support this CfC given that it has extensive support from most screen
> readers today. Hopefully the continued progress of this extension spec will
> encourage those screen readers that still do not support this decade+
> attribute to do the right thing (I'm looking at you VoiceOver...)
> 
> JF
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Janina Sajka [mailto:janina@rednote.net]
> > Sent: Monday, January 27, 2014 6:56 PM
> > To: W3C WAI Protocols & Formats
> > Subject: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC); Keep Longdesc Independent
> > 
> > Colleagues:
> > 
> > This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to maintain the Image Description
> > (longdesc) HTML extension specification on the Recommendation track.
> > The most recent publication of this specification can be found at:
> > 
> >        http://www.w3.org/TR/html-longdesc/
> > 
> > The HTML-WG's plan 2014 [1] encouraged the creation of extension
> > specifications.  In some cases these extension specifications have been
> > folded back into one of the current W3C HTML5 specifications.  In this
> > case the recommendation is to take the  Image Description extension
> > specification all the way to W3C recommendation status, and to keep it
> > separate from the underlying HTML5 specification.
> > 
> > This recommendation comes to the HTML-WG and the PFWG from the HTML-
> > A11Y
> > Task Force whose decision on this matter is recorded here:
> > 
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Jan/0049.html
> > 
> > Please reply on list to this email with any objections or concerns.
> > 
> > Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive
> > responses are encouraged.
> > 
> > If there are no objections by 23:59 (Midnight)  Boston Time Wednesday
> > 29
> > January, this CfC will carry.
> > 
> > Janina
> > 
> > [1] http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-2014-plan.html
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> > 			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> > 		Email:	janina@rednote.net
> > 
> > Linux Foundation Fellow
> > Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org
> > 
> > The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> > Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
> > 	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
> > 
> 

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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/


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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
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