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[Bug 10455] Mint a describedby attribute for the img element

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Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2010 20:32:41 +0000
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--- Comment #71 from Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>  2010-09-02 20:32:40 ---
(In reply to comment #67)
> also, i would like to point out that there are many users of assistive
> technology not only in the HTML A11y Task Force, but in the HTML WG itself --
> when questions about specific technologies and the support provided thereby
> arise, they should be addressed to actual end users of the technology, not
> those who know accessibility only as a checklist or an abstraction -- as i have
> noted in an earlier bug, bugzilla is NOT the optimal forum for such exchanges,
> as bugzilla itself has major accessibility problems -- i would, therefore, ask
> members of the HTML WG to PLEASE address specific inquiries about how assistive
> technology handles specific markup or what options are open to the user of the
> AT, by posting to public-html-a11y@w3.org

Will that work?

I thought HTML WG members cannot mail that list without being members of the
HTML Accessibility Task Force, and that members of the public (like Shelley)
cannot mail that list at all?

As a WG member, I've asked to join the Task Force, for what it's worth.

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