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Re: @summary in HTML5

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:46:50 +0000
Message-ID: <55687cf80902240746s15f45c33rf76456336597df1e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
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>
Hi Sam,

> 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.


I am sure you would be welcome at the PF meet tomorrow where it will
be discussed, but will ask  Janina to confirm that and send the meet
details. hope you can make it :-)

regards
stevef

2009/2/24 Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>:
> 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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with regards

Steve Faulkner
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