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RE: hypothetical question on longdesc

From: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2012 17:54:20 +0000
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
CC: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
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> Would the Chairs' consider opening such an Issue due to the circumstances?

The WG Chairs have no mechanism for opening up such a new issue.  There is no Last Call bug that we could associate such a new issue with and the date for the creation of issues for the current Last Call has passed.  For reference see the Last Call timeline [1] and the timetable for re-opening issues [2].


[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Jun/0315.html 
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Jan/0099.html 

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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-----Original Message-----
From: Laura Carlson [mailto:laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 8:09 AM
To: Sam Ruby
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli; Maciej Stachowiak; Paul Cotton; HTML Accessibility Task Force; public-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: hypothetical question on longdesc

Hi Sam,

>> Including an attribute or element in HTML5 is a SEPARATE issue than 
>> modifying an attribute or element after a decision to include it in 
>> the spec has been adjudicated.
> There is no such separate issue being tracked for HTML5, and we are 
> past last call.

That is a very sad state of affairs. Would the Chairs' consider opening such an Issue due to the circumstances?

Best Regards,
Laura L. Carlson

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