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

From: Gez Lemon <glemon@paciellogroup.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:31:12 +0100
Message-ID: <CAN-oN22NwQdxv7bKKHEmhc5i3gbW4p=atU2SxQeqUOVn0_i8Pg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: 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

Regards,

Gez

On 10 October 2014 13:01, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Chairs.
>
> In regards to:
> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives
> http://w3c.github.io/alt-techniques/
>
> 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] http://www.w3.org/TR/html/embedded-content-0.html#alt
>
> --
>
> Regards
>
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1



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