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Re: a11y TF CfC to support "Modify img element section" change proposal for HTML issue 80

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 06:52:01 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa1003160452l2f3c1a68pebd09884ba4e2bf9@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Hi Mike,

I agree with the change proposal [1] and support this resolution [2]
for HTML Issue 80 [3].

Best Regards,
Laura

[1]  http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/ImgElement20091203
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0281.html
[3] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/80

On 3/16/10, Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
> This is a call for consensus within the HTML a11y task force to
> record support for the following task-force resolution:
>
> [[
>   RESOLUTION: The HTML Accessibility Task force resolves to
>   support the change proposal "Modify img element section" at:
>
>     http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/ImgElement20091203
> ]]
>
> The "Modify img element section" change proposal relates to HTML
> WG issue 80:
>
>   http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/80
>
> Issue-80 relates to the following section of the HTML5 spec:
>
>   http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/text-level-semantics.html#the-img-element
>
> More specifically, it relates to a subsection which defines
> several steps that UAs should use to determine "caption
> information" for an image when the src attribute is set on an img
> element but the alt attribute is not. The "Modify img element
> section" change proposal proposes that the following step -- which
> is the first of the steps -- be removed:
>
>   If the image has a title attribute whose value is not the empty
>   string, then the value of that attribute is the caption
>   information; abort these steps.
>
> If you have comments about this proposed task-force resolution,
> please send them by e-mail to this list prior to this Thursday's
> task-force telcon.
>
>   --Mike
>
> --
> Michael(tm) Smith
> http://people.w3.org/mike

-- 
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 16 March 2010 11:52:34 GMT

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