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Re: ISSUE-31 Change Proposal

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 17:46:36 -0800
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net>, zara <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>, Roger Johansson <roger@456bereastreet.com>
Message-id: <C0F692F5-3407-4EF1-A4FA-8076EF6D6949@apple.com>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>

Hi Laura,

Is this Change Proposal an alternative to the two submitted by Steve Faulkner, or is it meant to supersede them?

Regards,
Maciej

On Jan 28, 2010, at 2:18 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
> 
> I have drafted a Change Proposal for HTML ISSUE-31.
> 
> Summary:
> The current guidance for conformance checkers for Section 4.8.2.1 the
> img element is unclear and does not implement WAI CG's advice on the
> validation of short text alternatives. This change proposal replaces
> the current guidance with clear guidance that lists all required short
> text alternative options that exist to be considered valid. It enables
> automatic validators to programmatically detect the presence or
> absence of text alternatives.
> 
> Full proposal is at:
> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/ChangeProposals/ImgElement20090126
> 
> Ideas for improvement are most welcome.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Best regards,
> Laura
> --
> Laura L. Carlson
> 
Received on Saturday, 30 January 2010 01:47:10 GMT

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