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Re: Call for consensus - longdesc to CR

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:43:56 -0400
To: "David MacDonald" <david100@sympatico.ca>
Cc: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.xhgxjiagy3oazb@31-34-238.wireless.csail.mit.edu>
On Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:54:53 -0400, David MacDonald  
<david100@sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Accept with minor corrections
>
> Typo. close the h2
>
> <!-- Target document -->
> <section id="desc2">
>  <h2>Image foo.png</2>
>  <p>Description of the image...</p>
> </section>

+1 - support, but we will correct the typo.

cheers

>
>> informative section " In such cases, it is appropriate to use longdesc  
>> as a fallback strategy, in combination with more >modern techniques."
>
> Makes longdesc sound old... I know it is, but perhaps it would be better  
> to say something like:
> "In combination with other techniques that may be more appropriate in  
> certain contexts"
>
>
>> Cheers,
>
>> David MacDonald
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>> On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Charles McCathie Nevile  
>> <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
>> This is a call for consensus on the following proposition:
>>
>> The HTML Accessibility Task Force requests that the HTML Working Group,  
>> with agreement of the PF Working Group, request publication of the HTML  
>> Image >>Description Extension (longdesc) version at  
>> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-file/ac507017569f/longdesc1/longdesc.html  
>> as a Candidate >>Recommendation.
>>
>> Positive response is preferred although silence will be considered  
>> assent. Replies should be posted in this email thread before midnight  
>> Hawaii time on Friday >>20th July.
>>
>> Thanks to all for all their work on this, especially Mark over the last  
>> few months.
>>
>> chaals, for the TF coordinators
>>
>> --Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
>> chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
>>
>>
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Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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