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Re: HTML comment list, Bugzilla, and the accessbilty task force

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 03:00:46 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa1003190100u23145241y767ad2b2c0c9455b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi  Paul,

> Sam and I agree that the barrier to entry is NOT very high to using
> Bugzilla.  If anybody as a real problem accessing Bugzilla, we suggest that
> they email the chairs, and copy the list, with clear instructions like
> "please open a bugzilla entry on my behalf with the following description:
> ..."

How will the public know that they are supposed to email the chairs,
and copy the list if they experience a problem?

> I have taken the liberty of asking the author of the comment to open a
> Bugzilla bug for the comment.

Thank you. I hope that the person is able to do that.

In another instance I suggested to a different person that they file a
bug in Bugzilla. Their response:

> Since I'm not a member of the group, I do not want to create a
> bug account or to raise bugs.
> If it is not sufficient to email to the group about a problem in a draft
> for an arbitrary, but interested reader, than the group has far more
> problems not addressable in a bugzilla or that can be solved with
> bug reports from outside.
> Due to my previous contacts to the HTML5 WG I prefer to stay
> outside without creating accounts or bug reports (looking back,
> already that for the wiki was too much). As an author
> I'm (still) interested in the fate of (X)HTML. But due to previous
> discussions I prefer to separate strictly between my problems
> or responsibilities and that of this group. Therefore I will certainly
> do not more than writing sometimes a feedback via email.
> I think, all other administrative issues are within the responsibility
> of the HTML5 WG.

Best Regards,

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Friday, 19 March 2010 08:01:20 UTC

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