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Re: feedback on 4.10.4.2.8 The pattern attribute

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 17:32:45 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80904150932i7b2e2e24n72fc6d5c6aa05ec2@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Anne wrote:
> Isn't the idea of new features that implementations have to change as well?

It is not a question of the implementations changing, the question is,
has this author conformance requirement been thought out in terms of
what is the best way for AT to provide this information, I don't think
it has.

regards
steve


2009/4/15 Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>:
> On Wed, 15 Apr 2009 17:25:20 +0200, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
> wrote:
>>
>> +1. Use of the title attribute is something that in particular for users
>> of AT has traditionally been poor. This is not to say that it /may/ not
>> be useful but care should be taken in how it is used, unless UAs can be
>> made to change in the future to support such behaviour.
>
> Isn't the idea of new features that implementations have to change as well?
>
>
> --
> Anne van Kesteren
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
>



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Steve Faulkner
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