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Re: dated WD snapshot of alt techniques document

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:34:51 -0400
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hégaret <plh@w3.org>, "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Chaals McCathieNevile <w3b@chaals.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20141016143451.GM1281@opera.rednote.net>
Thanks, Steve. On first glance-through, this WD looks very promissing.

We'll discuss possibilities on the TF call today. I think it's just,
just barely, possible to publish a heartbeat next Thursday ahead of
TPAC's publications moratorium. Else, it would have to be 5 November.

Janina

Steven Faulkner writes:
> Apologies, please use the following URL
> http://rawgit.com/w3c/alt-techniques/54c868254d49bac4ca1efa7d9907cc85bfa0a3cd/index.html
> 
> I made a mistake in the update of the HTML5 reference and have fixed
> accordingly
> https://github.com/w3c/alt-techniques/commit/54c868254d49bac4ca1efa7d9907cc85bfa0a3cd
> 
> --
> 
> Regards
> 
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
> 
> On 16 October 2014 10:37, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > in an effort to break the inertia surrounding this document I have created
> > a dated WD snapshot:
> >
> >
> > http://rawgit.com/w3c/alt-techniques/c56027b5d9125b40695c7fbc128af918515273f7/index.html
> >
> > It incorporates Janina's requests:
> > removal of details/summary advice
> > update reference to pint to HTML /TR
> >
> > I have added links to outstanding bugs with special reference to those
> > about longdesc.
> >
> > I also updated one example and closed the related bug [
> > https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=25961], as I consider it
> > wholly uncontroversial and an improvement on the current example.
> >
> > I consider once this WD is published the group(s) should swiftly appoint
> > new editor(s). I would suggest that any editors appointed have a good
> > working knowledge of alt techniques.
> >
> > It is my understanding that both Shane McCarron and David McDonald have
> > volunteered and I personally have confidence that both of them working as a
> > team would serve as excellent replacements.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > SteveF
> > HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
> >

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