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Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC); Keep Longdesc Independent

From: 'Janina Sajka' <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:49:44 -0500
To: public-pfwg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140128204944.GR7458@concerto.rednote.net>
+1

With Chair hat off ...

Janina

John Foliot writes:
> I support this CfC given that it has extensive support from most screen
> readers today. Hopefully the continued progress of this extension spec will
> encourage those screen readers that still do not support this decade+
> attribute to do the right thing (I'm looking at you VoiceOver...)
> 
> JF
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Janina Sajka [mailto:janina@rednote.net]
> > Sent: Monday, January 27, 2014 6:56 PM
> > To: W3C WAI Protocols & Formats
> > Subject: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC); Keep Longdesc Independent
> > 
> > Colleagues:
> > 
> > This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to maintain the Image Description
> > (longdesc) HTML extension specification on the Recommendation track.
> > The most recent publication of this specification can be found at:
> > 
> >        http://www.w3.org/TR/html-longdesc/
> > 
> > The HTML-WG's plan 2014 [1] encouraged the creation of extension
> > specifications.  In some cases these extension specifications have been
> > folded back into one of the current W3C HTML5 specifications.  In this
> > case the recommendation is to take the  Image Description extension
> > specification all the way to W3C recommendation status, and to keep it
> > separate from the underlying HTML5 specification.
> > 
> > This recommendation comes to the HTML-WG and the PFWG from the HTML-
> > A11Y
> > Task Force whose decision on this matter is recorded here:
> > 
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Jan/0049.html
> > 
> > Please reply on list to this email with any objections or concerns.
> > 
> > Silence will be taken to mean there is no objection, but positive
> > responses are encouraged.
> > 
> > If there are no objections by 23:59 (Midnight)  Boston Time Wednesday
> > 29
> > January, this CfC will carry.
> > 
> > Janina
> > 
> > [1] http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-2014-plan.html
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> > 			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> > 		Email:	janina@rednote.net
> > 
> > Linux Foundation Fellow
> > Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org
> > 
> > The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> > Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
> > 	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
> > 
> 

-- 

Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair,	Protocols & Formats	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
	Indie UI			http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
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