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Re: about crowdsourcing

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 13:20:59 -0500
Message-ID: <k2g1c8dbcaa1004291120jd99e11e7h532b426a9f6a3c6f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Matt May <mattmay@adobe.com>
Cc: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Matt,

Thanks for the clarification.

> I said I thought an attribute like @missing is a valuable semantic for
> techniques like crowdsourcing to build upon. I don’t care what that
> attribute is called, but that indication itself is valuable for determining
> what the authoring tool or user agent should do next.

The important thing is that a hook would be there.

> I do _not_ think, and AFAIK have never expressed, that a reference to
> crowdsourcing should be in the spec. It’s just one of many possible
> approaches to deal with intentionally missing metadata, all of which have
> pluses and minuses in practice, and it should be up to authors to determine
> what is best for them.

The alternate proposal says possibilities for crowdsourcing  exist and
then lists the ID and rel attribute for the <link> that you had
mentioned in the WAI CG alt discussion. Maybe I shouldn't have
included that?

Best Regards,

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Thursday, 29 April 2010 18:22:06 UTC

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