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Re: ISSUE-30 longdesc - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 15:28:48 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTinPaVkQ9XBO4eExPaE2V=DOJay6Ww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>
I'd like to write a counter proposal. The proposal would request that
the spec specifically points out that the ARIA spec already requires
that aria-describedby can point to rich content, including <a>-links.
The proposal would further make pointing aria attributes (including
aria-describedby) to elements that are "hidden" using the @hidden
attribute legal.

I should have time to write such a proposal before June 25th.

/ Jonas

On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 9:01 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> 'Should HTML 5 include a longdesc attribute for images'
> The current status for this issue:
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/30
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-30
> This issue was reopened on March 2nd 2011:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Mar/0037.html
> We have a single Change Proposal to include longdesc in HTML5:
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/InstateLongdesc
> At this time the Chairs would also like to solicit alternate Change
> Proposals (possibly with "zero edits" as the Proposal Details), in case
> anyone would like to advocate the status quo or a different change than the
> specific one in the existing Change Proposal.
> The following Change Proposal can be resubmitted, but we strongly urge it to
> be updated to reflect the new information provided before doing so:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Feb/0393.html
> If no counter-proposals or alternate proposals are received by June 25th,
> 2011, we will proceed to evaluate the Change Proposal that we have received
> to date.
> - Sam Ruby
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