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Re: ISSUE-30: longdesc - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 11:29:54 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0271001130929qfa28b34hd543655efd092428@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Manu?

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/30
>
> The current status for this issue:
>
> - HTML4 had a longdesc attribute defined for the img element.  The current
> Working Group draft does not.
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/objects.html#adef-longdesc-IMG
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/text-level-semantics.html#the-img-element
>
> - We have a Change Proposal to reintroduce this attribute:
>
> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/ChangeProposals/longdesc
>
> The current draft was produced before we instituted the current process
> requiring rationale in commit messages, so if there are anybody who prefers
> the draft as it is (or even wants to make a different Change Proposal), what
> we need is a Change Proposal (possibly with "zero edits" as the Proposal
> Details), but with similar level of detail in the other sections to what
> Manu produced.
>
> In addition, at this time the Chairs would also like to solicit alternate
> Change Proposals, in case anyone would like to advocate a different change
> than the specific one in the existing Change Proposal.
>
> If no counter-proposals or alternate proposals are received by February
> 14th, 2010, we proceed with a Call for Consensus on Charles's Change
> Proposal.
>
> - Sam Ruby
>
>
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