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Re: [Text] Meta Generator CP Summary

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:57:12 -0600
Message-ID: <CAOavpvfctK51AcMVDSPjR7mdbrfxeSJFVqvf63ambS7eFLuE+A@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Janina,

Your suggested verbiage is very good. Nice job.

Best Regards,
Laura

On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 9:25 AM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> Below is a suggested new Summary section for Steve's Meta Generator CP at:
>
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposal/meta_name%3Dgenerator_does_not_make_missing_alt_conforming
>
> I presume we can discuss this/others on the Text telecon later today.
>
> <begin>
>
> This Change Proposal provides new evidence showing how authors can, and do
> directly hand-edit content in all commonly used Content Management Systems
> (CMS). Since author editing can bring content into conformance with WCAG, or
> take it out of conformance with WCAG, there is simply no corelation to justify
> a blanket exemption from the WCAG requirement for alternative text markup on
> images for CMS managed content. The two are orthagonal to one another. In
> particular we show that CMS does not prevent WCAG conformance
> in CMS managed content.
>
> <end>
>
> Janina
>
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>
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>
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>
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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 15:57:41 GMT

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