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Re: Getting HTML5 to Recommendation in 2014

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:08:15 -0400
Message-Id: <E1TERVc-0003np-0Q@lisa.w3.org>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>,public-html-a11y@w3.org
Cc: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>,public-html@w3.org
Laura,

There will also be an info, and question and answer session, in the 
Accessibility Task Force meeting tomorrow.

- Judy

At 01:55 PM 9/19/2012 -0700, Edward O'Connor wrote:
>Hi Laura,
>
>You wrote:
>
> > What does this mean for ISSUE-30?
>
>Quoting from the Plan 2014 document[1]:
>
> > To prevent confusion, we've identified how each of the remaining open
> > issues will be handled:
> >
> > 30 longdesc attribute
> >
> > Allow the A11y TF the authority to produce an extension spec that
> > defines a longdesc attribute. If such a specification obtains
> > consensus and meets the proposed CR exit criteria by 2014Q2 it could
> > be folded back into the core HTML spec by that time. This can be
> > combined with a solution for issue 203 and/or with work on a purported
> > replacement.[2]
> >
> > We ask those that oppose instating a longdesc attribute to focus on
> > producing a better solution, and meanwhile not oppose those that wish
> > to pursue longdesc via an extension spec or making progress towards
> > demonstrating that it meets the identified CR exit criteria.
>
>
>Ted
>
>1. http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-2014-plan.html
>2. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Apr/0003.html
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