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Re: ISSUE-122 shalott-example: Call for revisions

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 20:25:24 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=s_gEPO-VAsJgy5R1CLdToDnEv7w27tZ3dd16O@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Maciej,

so do you want me to include required changes to the html5 spec as well?

otherwise I am unclear on what is required.


On 7 February 2011 19:12, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:

> The Chairs have reviewed the proposals for ISSUE-122 shalott-example, and
> find them both wanting as written. If they are not updated within a week, by
> February 14, 2011, they will be dropped from consideration. If no proposals
> remain, the issue will be closed without prejudice.
> * Steve's null Change Proposal does not apply a consistent resolution to
> all WG drafts, as previously mentioned by the chairs: <
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/thematicimages>.
> * Laura's proposal to remove text alternative examples goes considerably
> beyond the scope of the issue, in the judgment of the chairs <
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/TextAlternativesIssue122>.
> The original scope of the issue was about the details of one particular
> example. This proposal removes all accessibility advice for textual
> equivalents, and in the course of doing so entirely deletes a WG draft. It
> is reasonable to propose this, but not as part of this narrow issue. We
> offer the following options:
>   ** Revise the Change Proposal to fit the narrower scope of ISSUE-122
> (just the one example that was at issue).
>   ** File a bug requesting the changes in the proposal, and if necessary
> escalate it. It will then be treated as its own issue.
> It's fine to do either or both of these things (or none if there is no
> desire to pursue the issue further).
> Regards,
> Maciej

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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