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Re: missing attribute/crowdsourcing (was Re: Discussion: Text Alternative Survey)

From: Matt May <mattmay@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 08:47:13 -0700
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
CC: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Message-ID: <17902D44-31B2-4AE7-B06B-F3B60308489A@adobe.com>
I think what's on the wiki is as much detail as needs to be provided. I can't add anything to the discussion until someone explains why it was removed. If the answer is that authors are expected to provide @alt or an equivalent or else it's not valid, I guess that's one way to solve it, but I don't think that will be seen in a positive light by the broader WG. More than one person (including the editor) has complained that they can generate images for which they cannot also reliably generate @alt, and I expect that they will want that to be recognized as a common scenario.

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On Apr 27, 2010, at 3:29 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:

What I had was similar to:
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/IssueAltAttribute#Missing_Attribute

Matt could you please explain more about the idea. If "missing" is to
go back in, we should have more details regarding it.
Received on Tuesday, 27 April 2010 15:47:56 GMT

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