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Re: consensus and last call

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 12:49:05 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80906240449k38dfec46t74b338ec98279fa1@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
hi sam,

> I hope I answered your question.

yes thank you.

>Specifically: 'I question the presumption implicit in the notions of “the” editor, and “the” spec.', as well as the text that follows that statement.

respectfully, your response only obsfucates the issue for me, I made
what i think is a clear point, but do not see the use in continuing at
this moment, as it wastes both of our time.

regards
stevef

2009/6/24 Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>:
> - public-html
>
> Steven Faulkner wrote:
>>
>> hi Sam,
>>
>> "if it is the case that canvas is not accessible, and that there is
>> strong agreement on "We will design all features so as to ensure that
>> they are accessible to users with disabilities", then I would simply
>> suggest we delay Last Call until this is addressed."
>>
>> There is nothing hypothetical about the inaccessibility of canvas
>> content and accessible design is a cornertsone of W3C philosophy, so I
>> would suggest that unless it is resolved before October, it would
>> contribute to a delay.
>
> That's why I chose it as a concrete example. :-)
>
> I hope I answered your question.
>
>>> Another topic I don't like to spend much time on is "gate keepers",
>>> particularly when we have a W3C team contact who is willing to give write
>>> access to the document repository for the group to anybody with a
>>> credible
>>> offer to edit a specification:
>>
>> The issue is not the ability to edit "a specification" it is the
>> ability of the "working group" to effect change of the html 5
>> specification.
>
> Since you cited a post on my weblog, permit me to do the same:
>
>  http://intertwingly.net/blog/2009/01/16/WHATWG-FAQ#workings
>
> Specifically: 'I question the presumption implicit in the notions of “the”
> editor, and “the” spec.', as well as the text that follows that statement.
>
> - Sam Ruby
>



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Steve Faulkner
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Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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