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Re: request a heartbeat publication of HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:30:17 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOk_reGaHJBw5SnsJ29nV_W3ExGPaJSbbHGuqfm2q0aOo1rFLQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
+1

I am disappointed that we are sitting on this document and have been since
June.  There's just no excuse.

On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 9:13 AM, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
wrote:

> +1
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> On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 8:37 AM, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> wrote:
>
>> On 10/10/2014 14:01 , Steve Faulkner wrote:
>>
>>> As It is unclear when  the document will be published as a note and what
>>> direction the planned changes will take I consider it a reasonable
>>> request that  a heartbeat draft be published by the HTML WG  before the
>>> new editor(s) start work on the document. In its current form the
>>> document accurately reflects the related advice on provision of text
>>> alternatives contained in the HTML5 PR specification [1]. The current
>>> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives WD
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/html-alt-techniques/ is 2 years old and is largely
>>> obsolete. I consider it an important of the review process to be able to
>>> have a stable up to date snapshot of the document in its current form
>>> available for myself and others who intend to contribute feedback as the
>>> document changes.
>>>
>>
>> +1
>>
>> We shouldn't let documents languish without updates for any length of
>> time, let alone two years, particularly when we do have an update. A
>> heartbeat is a heartbeat and if there's a new one coming then it can ship
>> whenever it's ready.
>>
>> I can't wait for automatic publication on commits!
>>
>> --
>> Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
>>
>>
>>
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Received on Friday, 10 October 2014 14:30:45 UTC

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