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RE: dated WD snapshot of alt techniques document

From: George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:22:39 -0600
To: "'Janina Sajka'" <janina@rednote.net>, "'Steve Faulkner'" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@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>, "DIAGRAM Standards" <diagram_standards@benetech.org>, "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>
Message-ID: <008901cfe955$082be4a0$1883ade0$@montana.com>
Dear Janina and Steve,

With cc to the DIAGRAM Standards working group and Judy Brewer,

The Association of American Publishers asked for guidance with images in
their publications. Of course, we based our recommendations on WAI developed
best practices. The publishers are looking for guidelines that directly
relate to the production of digital books using the EPUB specification,
which builds on W3C technologies. You can find what we produced at:

http://diagramcenter.org/59-image-guidelines-for-epub-3.html

One of the tasks this year in the DIAGRAM Project is to make sure that we
are in harmony with W3C/WAI best practices. It seems that  with the working
draft mentioned below, now is a good time to initiate this discussion.

Best
George


-----Original Message-----
From: Janina Sajka [mailto:janina@rednote.net] 
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2014 8:35 AM
To: Steve Faulkner
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force; public-html-admin@w3.org; Philippe Le
Hégaret; Michael[tm] Smith; Chaals McCathieNevile; Sam Ruby; Paul Cotton;
Maciej Stachowiak; W3C WAI Protocols & Formats
Subject: Re: dated WD snapshot of alt techniques document

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/54c868254d49bac4ca1efa7d9907cc85bfa0a3c
d/index.html
> 
> I made a mistake in the update of the HTML5 reference and have fixed
> accordingly
>
https://github.com/w3c/alt-techniques/commit/54c868254d49bac4ca1efa7d9907cc8
5bfa0a3cd
> 
> --
> 
> 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/c56027b5d9125b40695c7fbc128af918515273f
7/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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