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Re: FORMAL OBJECTION (was RE: Working Group Decision on ISSUE-204 aria-hidden)

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 21:41:42 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3f_wH_r28=YPCyKHiUnj4pCSp-neZTVjFsiXT4zsoKJLQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Cc: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, public-html@w3.org, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 9:30 PM, John Foliot <john@foliot.ca> wrote:
> It proposes that a class of HTML-rich content only be exposed, in its full
> HTML richness, to users who can "hear it" but will never see it (and as I
> write that, I wonder aloud how a Deaf person might access this content today
> as well).

Plenty of lengthy image descriptions and UI instructions don't need
structure or controls.

How do you think a Deaf person might access such descriptions that are
@hidden but "conforming" in that they do not include "complex"

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Wednesday, 15 August 2012 20:42:31 UTC

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