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Re: Call for consensus on longdesc change proposal

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 04:21:36 -0500
Message-ID: <BANLkTin=wv_U2BJPTkfXwkCsbsME47sjKA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Cc: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Hello everyone,

Silvia wrote:

> it is much
> too complex for me to say at this stage if I support everything that's
> being said there.
> I'll have to spend some quality time with the document. :-)

One thing to be mindful of is the longdesc proposal's summary [1]. It
is simple, "Include the longdesc attribute as an allowed attribute on
images." The proposal accomplishes this.

We have discussed and debated this proposal for the past three and a
half months. I have tried my very best to listen and modify the
proposal based on feedback and what is most acceptable to all parties,
while keeping core proposal values in tact.

I hope we have unity of purpose basic and basic agreement that will
enable the task force to support this proposal.

Thank you all. Through participating in this consensus process, I have
gained insight into not only others but also into myself.

Best Regards,

[1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/InstateLongdesc#Summary
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Monday, 16 May 2011 09:22:03 UTC

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