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

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 11:45:42 -0400
Message-ID: <4E0602A6.6090003@intertwingly.net>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 06/25/2011 08:45 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> I have a process question: are old change proposals for the same
> issue, such as http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/LongdescConformingWithWarning
> still active and also regarded as alternatives?

Not by default, no.  But you are welcome to select one, optionally 
update it, and advocate it.  The current status is that there are two 
active proposals under consideration:

http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-030

> Cheers,
> Silvia.

- Sam Ruby

> On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 9:59 PM, Laura Carlson
> <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi Jonas,
>>
>>> Ugh, I'm really sorry to send this so late, but here is my change proposal.
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/DeprecateLongdesc
>>>
>>> I'll likely tweak it a bit over the weekend and I'd love to get help
>>> from anyone who's willing to. In particular I'd like to add a section
>>> showing how to use aria-describedby to get the various behaviors that
>>> people have been bringing up in use cases.
>>
>> That would be helpful.
>>
>> One question. There is no such thing as "deprecated" in HTML5. And
>> under the Conformance Classes Changes section you say "No change." So
>> longdesc is still obsolete in your proposal. Is that correct?
>>
>> Best Regards,
>> Laura
>>
>> --
>> Laura L. Carlson
>>
>>
>
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