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Re: HTML Accessibility Task Force Minutes for 2 September 2010

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2010 11:18:55 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTimyZm-D1hqoiGaxFQKRwvsx_fRFqS6uOfkktGtZ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Mike,

To improve the understanding of Wiki use, you may want to consider
changing the boiler plate editing message:


Please note that all contributions to HTML WG Wiki may be edited,
altered, or removed by other contributors. If you do not want your
writing to be edited mercilessly, then do not submit it here.
You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it
from a public domain or similar free resource (see HTML WG
Wiki:Copyrights for details). Do not submit copyrighted work without


Thank you for offering both Matthew Turvey and I the opportunity of a
being separate owners of separate longdesc Wiki pages where each of us
can work and be free to edit at will, including removing or changing
any content added to their designated page by other users of the wiki.

At this point I don't know if I will take you up on it or not, but
appreciate your offer very much and will certainly keep it in mind.

My original longdesc research is at:

Best Regards,

On 9/2/10, Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
> Regarding the http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/LongdescRetention
> page and the following statement in the minutes:
>> ...collect information and someone else deleted the content
>> from the page,
> I want to state for the record that I don't think that statement
> is entirely accurate, and point out that if anybody wants to see
> the full history of edits to the page for themselves, it's here:
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/index.php?title=LongdescRetention&limit=140&action=history
> In particular, note that the "Undo revision" edits are all
> instances of a previous change to the page being completely
> reverted -- without comment -- by a subsequent edit.
> But all that said, I want to note finally that I have discussed
> the situation with the HTML WG chairs, and agreed with them on a
> resolution, which I've now communicated directly to the two HTML
> WG members who had been involved in the particular editing
> exchange that was under discussion on the telcon.
>   --Mike
> --
> Michael(tm) Smith
> http://people.w3.org/mike

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Saturday, 4 September 2010 16:19:29 UTC

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