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

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:17:36 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=Mbj7kcTqVAL-MFRvESdkQ_DC-z_HYmsQ4X4E-@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Could i get an answer back from the chairs on the questions below prior to
the february 14 cuttof date?

regards
stevef

On 8 February 2011 10:25, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Maciej,
>
> you wrote:
> "The Chairs have reviewed the proposals for ISSUE-122 shalott-example, and
> find them both wanting as written."
>
> both impying that there are only 2 what about  Change Proposal: Purely
> Decorative Images (Section 4.8.1.1.7)<http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/purely_decorative_images>- by Gregory
> J. Rosmaita <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Grosmai> ?
>
>
> anyway I have updated my change proposal
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/thematicimages#Details
>
> can you tell me whether the udpate has chnaged the chairs view that it is
> "wanting as written" if not can you please exaplin what is wanting.
>
> regards
> stevef
>
>
> On 7 February 2011 19:12, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> The Chairs have reviewed the proposals for ISSUE-122 shalott-example, and
>> find them both wanting as written. If they are not updated within a week, by
>> February 14, 2011, they will be dropped from consideration. If no proposals
>> remain, the issue will be closed without prejudice.
>>
>> * Steve's null Change Proposal does not apply a consistent resolution to
>> all WG drafts, as previously mentioned by the chairs: <
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/thematicimages>.
>>
>> * 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).
>>
>> Regards,
>> Maciej
>>
>>
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>
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
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>
>
>


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with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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