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Re: CfC: Publish three heartbeat drafts as WDs

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 21:40:14 +0400
To: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Paul Cotton" <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "Michael(tm) Smith (mike@w3.org)" <mike@w3.org>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, "Janina Sajka" <janina@rednote.net>
Cc: "HTML Accessibility Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "team-html-a11y@w3.org" <team-html-a11y@w3.org>, "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
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On Thu, 23 May 2013 20:54:57 +0400, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>  

> Dear All:
> I must oppose publication of this heartbeat as currently constituted.
> By agreement in the Plan 2014 negotiations, longdesc was to have been
> removed from Sec. 11
> Yet longdesc continues to be listed among Obsolete Attributes which
> "authors must not use:"
> http://htmlwg.org/heartbeat-201305/html/obsolete.html#non-conforming-features
> Is it desired that a bug be filed to this effect?

https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21341 has been open since  

Note also  
which I presume is a consequence. But then, that draft has all kinds of  
small errors.

This is not a shining example of careful work. But given that the bug is  
listed as one that will be fixed, and expecting that there is still a long  
time between here and requesting a transition from CR, I am OK with  
publishing the updates as is and waiting for the bugfixes to happen before  
any actual transition request.



> Janina
> authors
> Paul Cotton writes:
>> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish new revisions of the  
>> following documents in accordance with the Working Group heartbeat  
>> requirements. We are planning to prepare and publish the drafts during  
>> the week of May 27.
>> 1. HTML 5.1 - http://htmlwg.org/heartbeat-201305/html/Overview.html
>> 2. HTML Canvas 2D Context, Level 2 -  
>> http://htmlwg.org/heartbeat-201305/2dcontext/Overview.html
>> 3. Differences from HTML4 -  
>> http://htmlwg.org/heartbeat-201305/diff/Overview.html
>> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive  
>> responses are encouraged. If there are no objections by Tue May 28 then  
>> this CfC resolution will carry.
>> Considerations to note:
>> - As a Working Draft publication, the document does not need not be  
>> complete, to meet all technical requirements, or to have consensus on  
>> the contents.
>> - Objections may be made on specific documents but not on others.
>> /paulc
>> HTML WG co-chair
>> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
>> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
>> Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329

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