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

From: Billy Gregory <bgregory@paciellogroup.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:38:53 -0400
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D05D75A2.931F%bgregory@paciellogroup.com>
+1

Š Billy



From:  Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date:  Friday, October 10, 2014 at 8:01 AM
To:  Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>,
Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc:  "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Subject:  request a heartbeat publication of HTML5: Techniques for providing
useful text alternatives
Resent-From:  <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Resent-Date:  Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:03:00 +0000

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

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
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