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Re: Request to Reconsider Alt Guidance Location

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:05:05 -0500
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <20120223220505.GD4220@sonata.rednote.net>
Leif Halvard Silli writes:
> Janina Sajka, Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:16:35 -0500:
> > Leif Halvard Silli writes:
> >>>> Btw, I agree that two HTML5 specs should not contradict each others. 
> >>>> But I do think HTML5 'proper' should contain basic advice and rules. 
> >>> 
> >>> Are you asserting that alternative text applies only to HTML?
> >> 
> >> Why do you ask, when the CP *does* suggest to have have a HTML5 
> >> specific guide - in the form of Steve's alt techniques spec? Changing 
> > 
> Sorry. I admit that it was hard to grok.
OK. Then let me point you to items #3 and #4 in the third paragraph of
the Summary section. What is your response? Do you agree, or no?

Is alternative text just about HTML or no?


> [1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/movealt#Instead:
> -- 
> Leif Halvard Silli


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