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Re: HTML-a11y TF minutes for 10/09/2014

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:12:25 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VntGVUX+KxjgYf2w6O7v+ng5DFXvonvwni9jyAX5n3Q8w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Cc: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Thanks to you both for clarification.

I am understanding of the context and motivations of the taskforce's
decisions and am accepting of future plans for the document.

I will of course provide feedback on future changes.

Note: I have requested a heartbeat publication of the document in its
current form, details as to why outlined in request



HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>

On 9 October 2014 19:36, Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:06:01 -0700
> "John Foliot" <john@foliot.ca> wrote:
> > Steve Faulkner wrote:
> >[...]
> > It was not, and was never intended to be, a slight against the document
> or you
> > as editor Steve - in fact your contributions and effort were again
> praised and
> > noted on the call, if not captured in the minutes - my bad there.
> +1 -- I also mentioned that I would expect that, in the event of becoming
> editor or co-editor, Steve's name would remain on the document in some
> form, e.g. "Former Editor" (to avoid confusion and so I get blamed for any
> recent errors :-) ). More than one person expressed similar sentiments.
> I think the problem is that the context in which the current draft was
> written is not the context today (or in a few weeks from now). It's
> possible that a couple of short notes by a couple of the examples and an
> additional paragraph explaining the relationship of alt to longdesc 9and,
> ideally, title, because I know there's some confusion in that area) would
> satisfy my objection; I can't speak for others.
> I should add that I've come into this late; I offered to help out with
> editing not in an attempt to remove you or "take over", and initially
> declined to be an editor fearing people might get that perception. Rather,
> I was asked to work on the boilerplate text (which is for the most part
> changing one line with Respec, as with xmlspec) but in doing so saw a wider
> context issue that the TF agreed we need to resolve.
> Hope that helps,
> Liam
> --
> Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
> Pictures from old books: http://fromoldbooks.org/
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