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Re: Fwd: longdesc document for the record

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:03:54 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpveK3xN1MaWi_w0D0ULYZ6jSBjdiLpzd4ftb8iLHQ85gMg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Sam,

The HTML5 leadership has lost all credibility to me. I have been lead
led up the garden path too many times before. I want no further part
of this endeavor.

Best Regards,

On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> On 09/21/2012 09:56 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:
>> I am STILL receiving email from both HTML WG and the Accessibility
>> Task Force lists, even though I have requested to be removed from
>> these groups publicly and privately.
> My understanding is that Judy and/or Janina will be contacting you shortly.
> It is my sincere hope that they talk you out of this.
>> But since I am temporarily able to post, I submit for the record the
>> document: Objection to the Proposal: Zero Edit/Obsolete longdesc
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2012Sep/0025.html
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2012Sep/att-0025/comments-mt.html
> Noted.  But as stated previously, the chairs intention to proceed to survey
> was put on hold by W3C management, and the plan that subsequently produced
> and has the support of PLH and Judy as well as the four chairs involved
> grants the A11y TF the authority to publish a document that defines a long
> description attribute by whatever name it collectively wishes.
> As I said in yesterday's A11y TF call, when such a document reaches FPWD
> status, the W3C validator will be updated.
> At this point focus should turn to CR exit criteria.  If this is something
> that is primarily addressed by Assistive Technology or targets certain
> markets, stating such explicitly in early drafts might  make it easier build
> wider consensus.  If it turns out that changes need to be made to gain even
> wider consensus and such it is felt that such changes leads to a path of
> wider adoption, then I would suggest that those changes should be
> considered.
> - Sam Ruby
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
>> Date: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 6:50 AM
>> Subject: longdesc document for the record
>> To: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
>> Some have asked me to make the attached document  "Objection to the
>> Proposal:Zero Edit/Obsolete longdesc" public since I have resigned
>> from the HTML Working Group.
>> It is rationale that I intended to submit for the HTML Working Group
>> Issue 30 Straw Poll. That poll will likely never happen now due to
>> process change [1].
>> The file is comments-mt.html
>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Sep/0243.html

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Friday, 21 September 2012 15:04:30 UTC

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