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RE: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): Advance Longdesc to PR

From: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:10:43 -0700
To: "'Janina Sajka'" <janina@rednote.net>, "'WAI Protocols & Formats'" <public-pfwg@w3.org>
Message-id: <003201cff52d$9b2636a0$d172a3e0$@ca>
I support this CfC.

JF



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Janina Sajka [mailto:janina@rednote.net]
> Sent: Friday, October 31, 2014 7:57 AM
> To: WAI Protocols & Formats
> Subject: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): Advance Longdesc to PR
>
> Colleagues:
>
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Protocols and Formats Working
> Group
> (PFWG) requesting approval to advance the HTML 5 Image Description
> Extension specification to Proposed Recommendation (PR status. The PR
> draft is available
> at:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2014/09/04-PR-html-longdesc/
>
> An Implementation Report for this specification showing that it meets
> W3C recommendation requirements is available at:
>
> http://w3c.github.io/test-results/html-longdesc/cr-report.html
>
> Edits to the CR draft of this specification were made in response to
> implementer comments received during CR, and are documented at:
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Sep/0000.html
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Sep/0011.html
>
> A concurrent CfC will be ongoing in the HTML-WG.
>
> Progress concluding the CR process on this specification was delayed
> pending the Director's decision as per:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Sep/0024.html
>
> Now that the Director has issued a decision on the Formal Objection
> filed against this specification, that objection no longer serves as a
> block against progress for this specification.
>
> The Director's decision is available at:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2014Oct/0113.html
>
> The HTML-A11Y Task Force has concluded its CfC on this question
> favorably as documented at:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html
>
> ACTION TO TAKE
>
> According to agreed PFWG Consensus Procedures, this CfC is now open for
> objection, comment, as well as statements of support via email. Silence
> will be interpreted as support, though messages of support are
> certainly welcome.
>
> If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
> proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
> than
> 23:59 PM (Midnight)  Boston Time, Thursday 6 November.
>
> Please note that any objections based on points covered by the
> Director's decision will be ignored. Anyone with complaints against the
> Director's decision should, rather, direct their comments to the
> Director's office directly.
>
> Janina
>
>
> --
>
> 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 writes:
> > Colleagues:
> >
> > This email sets out the Task Force decision on the CfC to advance the
> > Image Description Extension specification to Candidate Recommendation
> > (CR) status [1], with corrected date [2], and as extended with
> > corrected content and a corrected link. [3].
> >
> > This CfC received multiple supporting responses. It also received one
> > objection [4] which contained no new information and which was,
> > therefore,  not accepted on that basis [5].
> >
> > This Call for Consensus (CfC) is agreed as a decision of the HTML-
> A11Y
> > Task Force.
> >
> > The HTML-WG and PFWG are now requested to conduct their individual
> > calls for consensus on advancing the Image Description Extension
> > specification available at:
> >
> > https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-
> file/217e6b995ac9/longdesc1/
> > longdesc.html
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Janina Sajka, for the Task Force Facilitators
> >
> > [1]
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-
> a11y/2014Jun/0042.html
> > [2]
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-
> a11y/2014Jun/0059.html
> > [3]
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-
> a11y/2014Jun/0065.html
> > [4]
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-
> a11y/2014Jun/0115.html
> > [5]
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-
> a11y/2014Jul/0047.html
> >
> > Charles Nevile writes:
> > > On Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:57:50 -0400, Paul Cotton
> > > <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > >>Replies should be posted in this email thread before midnight
> > > >>Hawaii time on Friday 20th July.
> > > >
> > > >I assume you mean Friday 20th June.
> > >
> > > I do... Thank you for picking this up.
> > >
> > > cheers
> > >
> > > Chaals
> > >
> > > >Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
> > > >17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
> > > >Tel: (425) 705-9596 Fax: (425) 936-7329
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >-----Original Message-----
> > > >From: Charles McCathie Nevile [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru]
> > > >Sent: Friday, June 13, 2014 3:31 PM
> > > >To: public-html-a11y@w3.org
> > > >Subject: Call for consensus - longdesc to CR
> > > >
> > > >This is a call for consensus on the following proposition:
> > > >
> > > >The HTML Accessibility Task Force requests that the HTML Working
> > > >Group, with agreement of the PF Working Group, request publication
> > > >of the HTML Image Description Extension (longdesc) version at
> > > >https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-
> file/ac507017569f/longdes
> > > >c1/longdesc.html
> > > >as a Candidate Recommendation.
> > > >
> > > >Positive response is preferred although silence will be considered
> assent.
> > > >Replies should be posted in this email thread before midnight
> > > >Hawaii time on Friday 20th July.
> > > >
> > > >Thanks to all for all their work on this, especially Mark over the
> > > >last few months.
> > > >
> > > >chaals, for the TF coordinators
> > > >
> > > >--
> > > >Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
> > > >chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
> > > chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
> >
> > --
> >
> > 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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