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Re: Issue 129 counter proposal

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 07:59:37 -0500
Message-ID: <4D398339.10006@intertwingly.net>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On 01/21/2011 05:51 AM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> A counter proposal [1] for issue 129 was sent to the html wg on monday
> 17th jan
> it raised a concern in regards to bug 10903, to which i responded[2]
> can the chairs acknowledge that this is acceptable?
> Also I would like to request that the chairs do not proceed with Issue
> 129  until the accessibility taskforce subteam have had time to review
> and modify our original proposal in response to the counter proposal, we
> see some areas where agreement can be reached.
> Furthermore there has been a new bug posted which indicates that new
> information may have an affect on Issue 129 [3]. It would be useful to
> know if indeed this is the case and when details will be forthcoming. I
> have requested a response about timimg, but to no avail, maybe the
> chairs will have better luck.
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Jan/0147.html
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Jan/0148.html
> [3] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11798

The only guarantee is that, failing amicable consensus, this issue will 
go to survey by Mar 22, 2011.  As long as work is actively proceeding 
either towards amicable consensus or towards clarifying and improving 
existing proposals, AND as long as there are plenty of other issues to 
be worked on, this issue is unlikely to be chosen.

While I said above there are no guarantees, my assessment is that it is 
pretty safe to assume that you have most or perhaps even all of February 
to work on this.  That being said, there likely are other issues that 
likely will progress in this time that you might want to participate in. 
  Issue 31/80 and Issue 122 come to mind.

> --
> with regards
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG

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