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Re: [html4all] HTML5 Alternative Text, and Authoring Tools

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2008 19:45:36 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80805011145n245a7b7cl28b67fa9c4905689@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "John Foliot" <foliot@wats.ca>, HTML4All <list@html4all.org>, public-html@w3.org, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>

ian hickson wrote:
> It's not clear exactly what evidence is being requested. The reasoning for
> the current text has been the subject of a number of long and detailed
> e-mails to these lists already.

but no "research, hard data, and analysis"
refer to:
http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/?p=63

see ya!

On 01/05/2008, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 1 May 2008, John Foliot wrote:
> > Steven Faulkner wrote:
> > > A section of Ian hickson's comment on "HTML5 Alternative Text, and
> > > Authoring Tools":
> > >
> > > "We truly do believe in research, hard data, and analysis, rather
> > > than hypotheticals; and we truly do believe that evidence suggests
> > > that what we are arguing for is going to improve the accessibility of
> > > the Web."
> > >
> > > http://juicystudio.com/article/html5-alt-text-authoring-tools.php#comment2
> > >
> > > Please show us the evidence.
>
> It's not clear exactly what evidence is being requested. The reasoning for
> the current text has been the subject of a number of long and detailed
> e-mails to these lists already.
>
>
> > I have been asking for 'evidence' since September of 2007:
> > [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2007Sep/0019.html]
>
> I replied to that e-mail in detail within hours:
>
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2007Sep/0020.html
>
> I notice you never followed up.
>
> --
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>
>


-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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