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Re: Item Number: F89

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 18:12:06 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTimCs5zGS1h6OPAhStEjAejppRk=aLu3B3nokv7EpkjcYA@mail.gmail.com>
To: devarshi pant <devarshipant@gmail.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 12:17 PM, devarshi pant <devarshipant@gmail.com>wrote:

> Name: Devarshi Pant
> Email: devarshipant@gmail.com
> Item Number: F89: Failure of 2.4.4, 2.4.9 and 4.1.2 due to using null alt
> on an image where the image is the only content in a link
> Part of Item: Description
> Comment Type: Technical
> Summary of Issue: The second line, "This introduces a "stuttering" effect
> when two nearly links have the same name, and authors attempts to eliminate
> the redundancy by providing a null alt attribute for the image." is unclear.
>
> Two issues:
>
> 1. Replace 'nearly' with a more appropriate word.
>
> 2. Replace 'authors attempts' with a grammatically correct version.
>
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change): For example,
> something like:
>
> Ex 1: This introduces a "stuttering" effect when two adjacent links have
> the same name. Authors attempt to eliminate this redundancy by providing a
> null alt attribute for the image.
>
> Or,
>
> Ex 2: This introduces a "stuttering" effect in two closely placed links
> with the same name, which authors attempt to eliminate by providing a null
> alt attribute for the image.
>
> Or,
>
> Ex 3: This introduces a "stuttering" effect in nearby links with the same
> name, and, authors attempt to eliminate this effect by providing a null alt
> attribute for the image."
>
>
>
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Response from the Working Group
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Thank you for catching this. We have edited the document as you suggested.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact


On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Tuesday, 21 June 2011 01:12:39 UTC

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