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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 11:38:02 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0271001130938y3ac4fc4eye5347f0c1b2f4808@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> 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
>

Understandable, there are a considerable number of change proposals
and requests for same happening at this moment.

Thanks for clarification.

> - Sam Ruby
>

Shelley
>> 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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