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Re: ISSUE-122 shalott-example: Call for revisions

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 12:30:14 -0800
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <F13F9338-8139-4AFD-9A8D-6ED9CFE1B2F1@apple.com>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>

On Feb 7, 2011, at 12:20 PM, Laura Carlson wrote:

> Hi Maciej,
> 
>> * Laura's proposal to remove text alternative examples goes considerably
>> beyond the scope of the issue, in the judgment of the chairs
>> <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/TextAlternativesIssue122>.
>> The original scope of the issue was about the details of one particular
>> example. This proposal removes all accessibility advice for textual
>> equivalents, and in the course of doing so entirely deletes a WG draft. It
>> is reasonable to propose this, but not as part of this narrow issue. We
>> offer the following options:
>> 
>>   ** Revise the Change Proposal to fit the narrower scope of ISSUE-122
>> (just the one example that was at issue).
>> 
>>   ** File a bug requesting the changes in the proposal, and if necessary
>> escalate it. It will then be treated as its own issue.
>> 
>> It's fine to do either or both of these things (or none if there is no
>> desire to pursue the issue further).
> 
> Can my proposal for issue 122 proposal be considered for issue 31 instead?

ISSUE-31 is about the normative authoring requirements for alt, and already has a huge number of proposals and many sub-issues. I think it would be better not to add complexity to the resolution of that issue.

 - Maciej

> 
> It would seem to fit in the scope of the third question of that issue:
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/ImgElementSurveyConformaceChoices#3._Text_Alternative_Examples_Question:_.22Where.2Fwho_will_define_requirements_on_the_possible_values_of_text_alternatives_examples.3F.22
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Best Regards,
> Laura
> 
> -- 
> Laura L. Carlson
Received on Monday, 7 February 2011 20:31:22 UTC

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