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

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 10:25:37 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTinsCSX7f5RjMdnLacexZRk2nmJs+4YNOJcmEzuL@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Maciej,

you wrote:
"The Chairs have reviewed the proposals for ISSUE-122 shalott-example, and
find them both wanting as written."

both impying that there are only 2 what about  Change Proposal: Purely
Decorative Images (Section<http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/purely_decorative_images>-
by Gregory
J. Rosmaita <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/User:Grosmai> ?

anyway I have updated my change proposal

can you tell me whether the udpate has chnaged the chairs view that it is
"wanting as written" if not can you please exaplin what is wanting.


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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