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48-Hour Consensus Call: Updated Issue-204 Change Proposal

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2012 14:50:50 -0400
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120509185050.GD3751@sonata.rednote.net>

The Issue-204 Change Proposal supported by the HTML-A11Y Task Force on
26 April last was modified slightly, but significantly during the
recently concluded HTML-WG Face to Face meetings in Mountain View,
California. There are two substantive changes:

1.)	RFC2119 language restricting how user agents might develop in
the future has been removed.

2.)	RFC2119 language advising that authors should not rely on the
techniques discussed in this proposal without good reason has been

The updated proposal is available at:

On 8 May the Task Force's Text Subteam agreed on support for this
updated proposal during its regular weekly teleconference:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2012May/0043.html .

On 9 May the WAI Protocols and Formats Working Group also resolved its
support of this Change Proposal during its weekly teleconference:
https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-wai-pf/2012AprJun/0088.html .

On 10 May next the HTML-A11Y Task Force teleconference meeting will
consider consensus support of this updated Issue-204 Change Proposal

As usual, if there is objection in the Task Force to such a consensus
position, please respond by replying to this message no later than close
of business, Boston Time, on Friday 11 May.


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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