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Re: @summary in HTML5

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 10:44:00 -0500
Message-ID: <49A415C0.1030308@intertwingly.net>
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, wai-liaison@w3.org, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Steven Faulkner wrote:
> Hi Sam , thanks for the clarification.
> I would be more than happy to discuss summary with you, it is an open
> item in PF and as a member of both PF and HTML WG have been working
> the issue from both sides. That is not to say i speak on behalf of the
> PF in the HTML WG.
> Will ping you when I have had a chance to discuss more in PF. Although
> open in PF it has been pushed to the back lately due to discussion
> around HTML5 and alt.

I think brainstorming either before you discuss it further in the PF, or 
for me to participate in those discussions may be a productive use of 
our times.  Off-list, I've sent you some contact information.

> regards
> stevef
> 2009/2/24 Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>:
>> Steven Faulkner wrote:
>>> Hi Janina,
>>> As you may be aware, the request to include the summary attribute in
>>> HTML5 has been declined by the editor Ian Hickson again [1]
>>> The arguments (I consider) hinge on differences in interpretations of
>>> the available data and the utility of the summary attribute.
>>> I request that the PF review this issue again and correspond with the
>>> HTML WG chairs on this issue. Initially to request that the issue
>>> contine to be considered unresolved as I consider no level of
>>> consensus has been reached.
>>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Feb/0601.html
>> I'm continuing to track the issue, and the status is OPEN.
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/actions/111
>> I'd like to brainstorm with you on this subject sometime.  I plan to be at
>> the upcoming AC meeting, can also do IRC, IM, or phone between now and then.
>> - Sam Ruby
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