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RE: CfC: Request transition of Image Description to Candidate Recommendation

From: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 22:21:50 +0000
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Message-ID: <844d9ac5378946f2ab69d1ddb373d398@BL2PR03MB418.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
> The TF facilitators decided to proceed despite my objection, and did not address the technical points of my objection satisfactorily.

Can you please enumerate exactly which technical points were not addressed by the TF decision?

/paulc

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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-----Original Message-----
From: Edward O'Connor [mailto:eoconnor@apple.com] 
Sent: Friday, August 01, 2014 6:16 PM
To: public-html-admin@w3.org
Subject: Re: CfC: Request transition of Image Description to Candidate Recommendation

Hi,

Paul wrote:

> [T]his is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to request transition to 
> Candidate Recommendation for the following Image Description extension
> specification:
>
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-file/217e6b995ac9/longdesc1/

> longdesc.html
>
> Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection[…]
> - A request to advance indicates that the Working Group believes the 
> specification is stable and appropriate for implementation.

As longdesc="" is not appropriate for implementation, I object to the call to request its transition to CR. My rationale can be found in my objection to the TF's CfC on the same subject:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Jun/0115.html


The TF facilitators decided to proceed despite my objection, and did not address the technical points of my objection satisfactorily.


Thanks,
Ted

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