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Re: ACTION-228 - Produce a list of the bugs relating to the alt guidance changes [on Steve Faulkner - due 2014-02-06]

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:48:16 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkKVp9iaUsMqmbJ8PZ1iehLC=vPM01=2q4QWjFwc5MBuw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Here is the list of alt related bugs ( in no particular order)

18450 <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18450> Consider
adding a screen capture example
20402 <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20402> use of title
attribute in example is incorrect
20403 <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20403> spec states
plural conditions when only 1 condition is conforming
20405 <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20405> plural
'conditions' used when only one condition exists
20401 <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20401> non conforming
use of title attribute in example code
8827 <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8827> Inappropriate
spec text and advice where images are not known
*Bug 10708* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10708> - change
normative alt text authoring requirements to informative advice
*Bug 13428* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13428> - Remove
4.8.1.1 Requirements for providing text to act as an alternative for images
*Bug 20404* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20404> - more
non conforming uses of title attribute in example code
*Bug 21420* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21420> - note
about conforming image is incorrect
*Bug 9215* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9215> - Provide
a Webcam example that is in accord with WCAG 2 or Defer to "HTML5:
Techniques for providing useful text alternatives"
*Bug 9216* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9216> - Provide
a CAPTCHA example that is in accord with WCAG 2 or Defer to "HTML5:
Techniques for providing useful text alternatives"
*Bug 13728* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13728> - on
guidance for conformance checkers about text alternatives
*Bug 21941* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21941> - Spaghetti
Monster reference is provocative
*Bug 22161* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22161> - paragraph
contains inaccuracies
*Bug 22375* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22375> - Images
of text where there is also an image
*Bug 22438* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22438> - Alt
text for an image to a home page of a web site
*Bug 22773* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22773> - Captions
in image alt attributes
*Bug 22774* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22774> - 4.8.1.1.3
Image alts and explanations
*Bug 22791* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22791> - Alt
text for charts, graphs etc should (when sensible) state what the graphic is

*Bug 23397* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23397> - Expand
advice regarding the use of images for gaiji, novel currency symbols, and
the like
*Bug 24001* <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=24001> - alt
text example in wrong place


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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 12 February 2014 16:07, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  https://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/track/actions/228
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> This item was not discussed at the Feb 6 A11Y TF meeting.  Can you give an
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> /paulc
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> Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada
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> 17 Eleanor Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6A3
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