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RE: HTML5 alt text advice update

From: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2013 19:34:54 +0000
To: 'Steve Faulkner' <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: "kirsten@can-adapt.com" <kirsten@can-adapt.com>, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>, 'HTML Accessibility Task Force' <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
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What is the status of the "alt text advice" work?  

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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-----Original Message-----
From: David MacDonald [mailto:david100@sympatico.ca] 
Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:36 AM
To: 'Steve Faulkner'; 'HTML Accessibility Task Force'
Cc: kirsten@can-adapt.com
Subject: RE: HTML5 alt text advice update

I went through all the sections listed below, and filed a few bugs as suggestions... great work Steve...

Cheers
David MacDonald

CanAdapt Solutions Inc.
  Adapting the web to all users
            Including those with disabilities www.Can-Adapt.com



-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
Sent: June-06-13 9:14 AM
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force
Subject: HTML5 alt text advice update

Hi all,
I have updated/added the following subsections in the HTML 5.1 spec.
So they are ready for review. Any sections from

'Requirements for providing text to act as an alternative for images'
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#alt

not listed below are still in progress.

A link or button containing nothing but an image
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#a-link-
or-button-containing-nothing-but-an-image
Images of Text
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#images-
of-text

Images that include text
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#images-
that-include-text

A purely decorative image that doesn't add any information http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#a-purel
y-decorative-image-that-doesn%27t-add-any-information

A group of images that form a single larger picture with no links http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#a-group
-of-images-that-form-a-single-larger-picture-with-no-links

A group of images that form a single larger picture with links http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#a-group
-of-images-that-form-a-single-larger-picture-with-links

An image not intended for the user
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#an-imag
e-not-intended-for-the-user

Icons
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content-0.html#icons


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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1
Received on Friday, 5 July 2013 19:36:29 UTC

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