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

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 09:41:28 -0800
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <010CDBBE-CB68-4DC9-AE18-10C61C5D0EC6@apple.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>

The deadline for alternate or counter-proposals has been recorded on  
the issue status page.

On Jan 13, 2010, at 9:23 AM, Sam Ruby 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
>
Received on Thursday, 14 January 2010 17:42:01 UTC

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