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RE: additional sentence for 204

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 13:26:54 +0200
To: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Cc: 'Janina Sajka' <janina@rednote.net>, 'James Craig' <jcraig@apple.com>, 'Cynthia Shelly' <cyns@microsoft.com>, 'HTML Accessibility Task Force' <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, 'Ted O'Connor' <eoconnor@apple.com>
Message-ID: <20120914132654234959.3fff777a@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Hi David,

May be I have misunderstood something very fundamental her, but to 
include @usemap on an <img> is not a special signal to AT. It is an 
attribute that changes the <img> from non-interactive to interactive. 

Leif H Silli

David MacDonald, Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:41:21 -0400:
> I very much support this approach to exposing hidden content to assistive
> technologies ... an id reference (or hash tag reference) to the hidden
> content indicates an intent by the author to expose it to Assistive
> Technology or other user agents...
> 
> Cheers
> David MacDonald
> 
> CanAdapt Solutions Inc.
>   "Enabling the Web"
> www.Can-Adapt.com 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Janina Sajka [mailto:janina@rednote.net] 
> Sent: September-13-12 8:10 PM
> To: James Craig
> Cc: Cynthia Shelly; HTML Accessibility Task Force; Ted O'Connor
> Subject: Re: additional sentence for 204
> 
> Works for me, James. Much cleaner and yet clearly indicates that there are
> two kinds of use cases covered.
> 
> Janina
> 
> James Craig writes:
>> How about this take?
>> 
>> Note: Only hidden="" elements that are referenced indirectly by a unique
> identifier (ID) reference or valid hash-name reference may have their
> structure and content exposed upon user request. Authors desiring to prevent
> user-initiated viewing of hidden="" elements should remove identifier (ID)
> or hash-name references to the element.
>> 
>> 
>> On Sep 13, 2012, at 2:51 PM, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Janina,
>>> 
>>> I don't have substantive objections with either of these, and only minor
> editorial objections to tense and style.
>>> 
>>> James
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Cynthia's
>>>>> Note: Authors have control over whether elements with the @hidden
> attribute will be exposed in this manner.  Only elements that are is
> referenced indirectly by a unique identifier (ID) reference or valid
> hash-name reference will be exposed.  If an author does not wish to have a
> @hidden element exposed, he may achieve this by not referencing the element.
>>> 
>>> Janina's:
>>> 
>>>> Author  control, as opposed to user control  over whether elements with
> the @hidden attribute may be exposed to users will be delineated in this
> manner.  Only elements that are referenced indirectly by a unique identifier
> (ID) reference or valid hash-name reference may be exposed at user request.
> An author desiring to keep a @hidden element hidden from any and all user
> initiated viewing scenarios may achieve this by simply not referencing the
> element.
>>> 
>>> 
> 
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