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Re: CFC re ISSUE-31 Missing Alt

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 06:18:35 -0500
Message-ID: <x2i1c8dbcaa1004290418x5311d0b7s1d0cd306653773f2@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Matt Morgan-May <mattmay@adobe.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Hi John and everyone,

> I'm having a very hard time with this myself. How, fundamentally, is
> crowd-sourcing and mining of obtuse metadata going to accurately supply
> appropriate text alternatives to an image.

I wonder if it would make sense for the  @missing (or
@alt-not-asserted, or something of that  nature) to have a value that
could suck in the repair (whatever that ends up being
crowdsourced/metadata/etc. )

That way the alt value and and the repair value would be completely separate.

Thoughts?

-- 
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Thursday, 29 April 2010 11:19:07 GMT

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