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Technique H36: test procedures has no requirements on alt text

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2007 15:54:29 +0200
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To: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

Hi,

This is a comment that resuls from test suite development in the 
BenToWeb project.
Technique H36 for SC 1.1.1 
(<http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20070517/Overview.html#H36>) 
is about alt attributes on images used as submit buttons. The 
description states: "This label indicates the button's function, but 
does not attempt to describe the image." However, the test procedure 
only checks for the presence of the alt attribute.

Proposal:
* Add a second step: "Check that the alt attribute indicates the 
button's function."
* Update the expected results: "#1 and #2 are true".

Best regards,

Christophe Strobbe

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