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Re: PROPOSAL: Procedure to Promote Progress With Accessibility Issues in HTML5

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 11:12:04 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80907200312n4fa6c448g9a22dfbccfe1521a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, wai-liaison@w3.org, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>, schwer@us.ibm.com, sfaulkner@paciellogroup.com, John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>
hi Sam,
>Yes, on summary Ian has proposed specific spec text.  To the best of my
knowledge, he is the only one who has done so.

 I proposed specific spec text at your request, some months ago.



2009/7/20 Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>

> Laura Carlson wrote:
>> My suggestion is that everbody focus on filling public-html (and
>>> wai-xtech and the teleconferences) with actual concrete proposals.
>> Our proposal is real.
> I was unclear.  I meant concrete technical proposals on specific features
> to add to the work products of the HTML Working Group (i.e., specs).
> As an aside, you seem to want to increase collaboration.  As a general
> rule, it is best to start with an open discussion, on public-html. Starting
> with a PROPOSAL with ten signatories is an anti-pattern, i.e., something to
> be avoided.
> I realize that people are frustrated[1].  John says that "supposedly" there
> is an open issue.  There is no supposedly about it.  There is an issue[2],
> and its status is open.  Yes, on summary Ian has proposed specific spec
> text.  To the best of my knowledge, he is the only one who has done so.
> I am looking forward to concrete proposals on this issue.  Failing that, I
> am looking forward to an open discussion on the wording of a vote or straw
> poll.  Failing that, I am fully prepared to recommend that we proceed with
> the one and only tangible proposal that we do have.
> Best Regards,
>> Laura
> - Sam Ruby
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Jul/0572.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/32

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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