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HTML-A11Y Task Force Recommendation: ISSUE-30, longdesc

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 18:57:30 -0400
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: public-html@frink.w3.org, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100420225730.GD2315@sonata.rednote.net>
The following consensus recommendation of the HTML A11Y Task Force (with objections ) is
hereby referred to the HTML Working Group pursuant to the Task Force
consensus procedures at:

Recommendation: ISSUE-30 longdesc

RESOLUTION: While the HTML-A11Y Task Force prefers the proposal that
restores longdesc without warning we are prepared to accept the
alternative proposal at
to produce a warning (assuming we can agree to warning text)
A summary rationale together with pointers to additional information
considered by the Task Force in reaching this consensus can be found at:

Final Vote:	19 voted "Yes"
		 6 voted "No"

76% of Task Force members voting on this resolution
voted to support it.

All votes, Comments, including all Objections Recorded Against This Recommendation are logged via WBS at:

Janina Sajka & Mike Smith, Task Force Co-Facilitators


Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200

Chair, Open Accessibility	janina@a11y.org	
Linux Foundation		http://a11y.org

Chair, Protocols & Formats
Web Accessibility Initiative	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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