Re: ISSUE-9 video-accessibility: Call for Consensus to close in favor of specific issues, or Alternate/Counter-Proposals

On 02/24/2011 12:15 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> In the process of reviewing and discussing ISSUE-9
> video-accessibility, a number of changes have been made to the spec
> by general agreement, and a few issues an specific aspects of video
> accessibility have been raised. In particular, support for timed text
> (including subtitles, captions and text descriptions) is included,
> and the following issues are open:
> ISSUE-142 poster-alt
> This issue covers the possibility of a textual equivalent for the
> video element's poster frame.
> ISSUE-152 multitrack-media-resources
> This issue covers
> extending auxiliary tracks from timed text only to also include
> auxiliary audio and video tracks.
> The existing proposals for ISSUE-9 seem to cover a mix of the timed
> text support that is already in the spec, and matters covered by
> ISSUE-142 and ISSUE-152. Therefore, it seems like ISSUE-9 is now
> adequately covered by these fine-grained issues it should be closed.
> The Chairs are calling for consensus to close ISSUE-9 in favor of
> these more specific issues. If anyone objects to closing ISSUE-9 at
> this time, then we expect volunteers to create
> alternate/counter-proposals for whatever aspect of ISSUE-9 is not
> covered by 142 and 152. Objections to closing ISSUE-9 are due by
> March 3, 2011. If there are objections to closing, then alternate
> Change Proposals are due by March 23, 2011.

At this time, I am marking ISSUE-9 as CLOSED by amicable consent.  For 
clarity, I will note that we have explicitly agreed that no other bugs 
or issues will be closed as a side effect.  More details here:

Additionally, I will note that issue 163 has been raised:

> Regards, Maciej

- Sam Ruby

Received on Friday, 4 March 2011 19:11:35 UTC