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Re: How to make complex data tables more accessible to screen-reader users

From: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 16:48:48 -0400
Message-ID: <4A526330.9020803@mozilla.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
On 7/5/09 6:16 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:
> Additionally, you mentioned Rob's proposal.  I believe that if his 
> proposal was done in isolation and was, in fact, the only update to 
> your draft then the resulting draft would feel a bit inconsistent.  
> However, I sense that it is a part of a larger intent to revisit the 
> notion of author conformance requirements.  If so, it would be 
> premature to hold a vote at this time.

Hi Sam,

That is the case. I agree that a line-item vote would be premature at 
this time. The issue is not blocking technical progress, and there are 
many other issues to discuss. Most of the recent traffic on the list 
seems to concern pressing for a vote and voting mechanics, which seems 
like a waste of time.

> In all cases, I believe that the people who are working on this 
> deserve an opportunity to complete their tasks.

thanks,

Rob
Received on Monday, 6 July 2009 20:49:36 GMT

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