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Re: ISSUE-31 Missing Alt [Was: Proposed deadlines on HTML issues]

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 14:24:43 -0400
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100422182443.GE2311@sonata.rednote.net>
Thanks, Laura.


Janina

Laura Carlson writes:
>  Hi, Laura:
> 
> > One revision would be helpful. The WAI Consensus listed aria-labeledby,
> > but did not explicitly list aria-label. This was identified as an
> > unfortunate omission during the Birmingham Face to Face, and today's
> > telecon confirmed that aria-label should be included.
> >
> > I would regard this as a clarifying editorial change. Can you--would you
> > be able to make this revision?
> 
> I've provisionally edited the Change proposal to include this.  If
> anyone can't live with it please speak up.
> 
> I added the following bullet to the set of options [1]:
> 
> *@aria-label is present (non-empty only) OR
> 
> I have also add "aria-labelled" to the "aria-labelledby Attribute"
> rationale section [2]
> 
> > The next step is for me to compose a formal resolution and email this
> > language to the list as a Call for Consensus. Without objections, it
> > would then move to the HTML-WG as a TF recommendation. So, we may well
> > make the 29 April deadline. That is still my objective, in any case.
> 
> Making the deadline would be good.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Best Regards,
> Laura
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/ImgElement20090126#With_Suggested_Text
> [2] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/ImgElement20090126#aria-labelledby_Attribute
> 
> -- 
> Laura L. Carlson

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