Re: Revised Decision Policy for discussion

On 05/24/2011 07:43 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:
> Hi Maciej,
>> The following proposed revision of the Decision Policy resolves nearly all
>> outstanding bugs, including such frequent requests as defining the process
>> for reopening an issue, and defining the process to be followed for the LC
>> Review period. Comments welcome:
> Systems used in the decision policy should be accessible for use by
> persons with disabilities.
> Currently the decision policy and Last Call may lock out people who
> want to provide the HTML Working Group feedback because the HTML
> Chairs choose to use Bugzilla which currently has accessibility and
> usability problems.

Bugzilla is simply the backing datastore for tracking feedback.  There 
are multiple front-ends for entering data to be placed in this 
datastore, including a simple form in the specifications themselves.

Additionally, Steve Faulkner has volunteered to author another form. 
This effort is being tracked via ACTION 203:

I encourage you to work with Steve, develop a different form, or 
identify with specificity addressable issues for others to work on.

> It seems that the HTML Chairs as well as the W3C are responsible and
> would be liable for this choice. Problems were identified to the
> Chairs in the September 1, 2010 Bug 10525 [1] which you marked INVALID
> May 16, 2011.

The HTML Chairs and W3C staff will eagerly advertise any accessible 
options that are developed.

> Best Regards,
> Laura
> [1] The bug to improve Bugzilla's accessibility/usability problems
> before Last Call:
> It was marked INVALID.

- Sam Ruby

Received on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 12:26:49 UTC