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

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 12:35:13 -0500
Message-ID: <4B4E0451.1090003@intertwingly.net>
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Shelley Powers wrote:
> Manu?

My apologies.  It also looks like I made the same copy/paste error on my 
request for issues 1/2:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Jan/0533.html

- Sam Ruby

> 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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