Ballot Details: Defer VIRTIO-170: Accessibility - start and end of examples not signaled (CLOSED)

Ballot Question Should the TC defer addressing the public review issue VIRTIO-170, for after the specification version(s) "virtio-v1.1-cs01"?
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I move that:
The TC agrees to defer resolving the following specification issue:
VIRTIO-170: Accessibility - start and end of examples not signaled
Most of the examples of memory structures being with struct but not all. Moreover, most examples end with }; but not all, for example, under

My usual accessibility checker is offline but if you were reading the text aloud, if the start and end of examples is not uniformly signaled to someone hearing the text, the examples would be much harder to contrast with the surrounding normative text.

An accessibility issue  in general but also a personal one because after nearly 30 years as a diabetic my vision remains normal, but they can't promise how much longer that will be the case. Adding uniform start and end markers won't inconvenience sighted readers and will enhance access to your work for those using assistive technologies.

The TC agrees that the issue will not be resolved for the revision
"virtio-v1.1-cs01" of the specification.

Accessibility is a very important topic to address.

However coming up with a consistent scheme won't be easy.
Currently structures and examples all use C-like language.
Accordingly structure definitions end with "};" while
executable code doesn't.

Further the issue is not new and is present in virtio-v1.0-cs04.


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Ballot Options
VOTING CLOSED: Friday, 15 March 2019 @ 12:15 am EDT
Yes 5 100
No 0 0
Abstain 0
Open Date Friday, 8 March 2019 @ 12:15 am EST
Close Date Friday, 15 March 2019 @ 12:15 am EDT
Ballot Type Official, as defined by organization policies and procedures

Voting Statistics

Number of votes cast (excluding abstentions) 5
Eligible members who have voted 5 of 6 83.333%
Eligible members who have not voted 1 of 6 16.667%

Voting Summary by Option

Options with highest number of votes are bold
Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 5 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 0

Voting Details

Voter Name Company Vote * Time (UTC) Comments
* Carabas, Mihai Oracle Yes 2019-03-08 08:26:00
* Hajnoczi, Stefan Red Hat Yes 2019-03-08 10:14:00
* Huck, Cornelia Red Hat Yes 2019-03-08 10:40:00
* Pasic, Halil IBM Yes 2019-03-12 12:17:00
* Tsirkin, Michael S. Red Hat Yes 2019-03-08 05:47:00
* Kiszka, Jan Siemens AG --