Re: PROPOSAL: Procedure to Promote Progress With Accessibility Issues in HTML5

Laura Carlson wrote:
>> My suggestion is that everbody focus on filling public-html (and
>> wai-xtech and the teleconferences) with actual concrete proposals.
> Our proposal is real.

I was unclear.  I meant concrete technical proposals on specific 
features to add to the work products of the HTML Working Group (i.e., 

As an aside, you seem to want to increase collaboration.  As a general 
rule, it is best to start with an open discussion, on public-html. 
Starting with a PROPOSAL with ten signatories is an anti-pattern, i.e., 
something to be avoided.

I realize that people are frustrated[1].  John says that "supposedly" 
there is an open issue.  There is no supposedly about it.  There is an 
issue[2], and its status is open.  Yes, on summary Ian has proposed 
specific spec text.  To the best of my knowledge, he is the only one who 
has done so.

I am looking forward to concrete proposals on this issue.  Failing that, 
I am looking forward to an open discussion on the wording of a vote or 
straw poll.  Failing that, I am fully prepared to recommend that we 
proceed with the one and only tangible proposal that we do have.

> Best Regards,
> Laura

- Sam Ruby


Received on Monday, 20 July 2009 10:03:56 UTC