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Re: Comment LC-1074

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 09:04:02 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0707060904r79ecc92ja5938f9618c8594f@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gian Sampson-Wild" <gian@tkh.com.au>
Cc: public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org

This comment referred to SC 1.1.1

Loretta

On 7/6/07, Gian Sampson-Wild <gian@tkh.com.au> wrote:
> Comment 51:
>
> Source: http://www.w3.org/mid/001f01c695f9$31b504e0$9288b23a@tkhcomputer
> (Issue ID: LC-1074)
>
> Example 3: Why isn't a long description required?
>
> Proposed Change:
>
> Add to example that a long description is required which gives the same
> information as the image
>
> ----------------------------
> Response from Working Group:
> ----------------------------
>
> Since the animation is fully explained in text a longdesc would be redundant
> and end up having the user who is blind listening to the description twice.
> So the alternate text provides a short description and mentions that the
> animation is described in the text that follows it.
>
> ----------------------------
> Response from GSW:
> ----------------------------
> Can you please tell me which SC this refers to?
>
>
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