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Re: Issue 32 and Issue 93 dependency

From: Shelley Powers <shelleypowers@burningbird.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:58:26 -0600
Message-ID: <4B86F282.4030303@burningbird.net>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Feb 25, 2010, at 1:32 PM, Shelley Powers wrote:
>> Reading the HTML Accessibility TF minutes[1] from today, it would 
>> seem the proposal to replace the summary attribute with the details 
>> element is no longer being pursued.
>> I'm not sure what is being pursued. I favor Laura Carlson's change 
>> proposal[2] myself, but regardless of where the Accessibility TF goes 
>> next, it does look like Issue 93 is no longer a dependency for Issue 
>> 32. At least, that's my interpretation of the survey results and the 
>> minutes. Please correct me if I'm mistaken.
>> This is just a quick note, because I know there was a concern about 
>> this dependency and the timelines involved.
> Cynthia reported on the telecon today that she's continuing to work on 
> this, will have revisions for the TF in about 3 weeks, and thinks she 
> may have a proposal for the group within 4 weeks. I have updated the 
> issue status page to reflect that: 
> <http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-032>
> My understanding from the Accessibility Task Force status report 
> during the telecon is that neither Cynthia's nor Laura's proposal 
> currently has consensus of the TF, and the TF will continue to discuss 
> the issue.
> Regards,
> Maciej

Maciej, can you tell if the group is specifically focusing on details 
element as a replacement? Or if it's going some other direction, such as 
summary element? I think you were in the phone conference, and minutes 
are so hard to decipher.

The reason I ask is that I'm trying to decide how I should write up my 
proposal on Issue 93, and whether I should encompass 
details-as-new-summary in my argument. I can update my change proposal 
afterwards, but I'd really like to present more or less a final work by 
the end of March.

If it's still open as a possibility, than I'll also include the use of 
the element as a summary attribute replacement in my argument, and our 
issues are still cross-dependent.

Also, what's the date when the Issue 32 change proposal will be 
submitted to this group? You have n/a, and that doesn't help me figure 
out what I need to do.


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