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Re: ISSUE-74: canvas-accessibility - Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2009 09:48:01 -0800
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <7F491D8B-8EB0-412B-ABA4-28534EC9F32A@apple.com>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>

On Dec 9, 2009, at 3:00 AM, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> On Wed, 09 Dec 2009 04:24:23 +0100, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> This issue has been open for five months, and the only concrete
>> proposal we have at this point is in the draft. The deadline given  
>> for
>> this work was December 17[1], a date that is fast approaching. At  
>> this
>> time the chairs would like to solicit volunteers to write Change
>> Proposals.
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/74
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#escalation
>>
>> If no Change Proposals are written by January 16, 2010 this issue  
>> will
>> be closed without prejudice. (That's an extra 8 days over the usual
>> one month deadline to account for the winter holidays.)
>
> There is active work in this area, and there appears to be  
> convergence on
> at least the outlines of agreement. But as we are actvely working on  
> it I
> expect to see some instability still, which makes a change proposal  
> a bit
> tricky...
>
> Given the complexity of the problem, I think that's pretty good. If
> nothing else is forthcoming I will write a change proposal in January.

It's ok if the initial Change Proposal is preliminary. As you have  
probably seen, there is plenty of opportunity in the process for  
revising and updating. I will put you down as a volunteer. Is January  
16th an ok deadline, or would you like to adjust that in either  
direction?

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 9 December 2009 17:48:35 UTC

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