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Re: "image analysis heuristics" (ISSUE-66)

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 11:41:34 +0000
Message-ID: <55687cf81002080341i5d484b84k76cbdb2a3d10aa40@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
hi Ian,

>> The subject of the UUAG specification is user agent accessibility, it's
>> is not the subject of the HTML5 spec.

>How user agents are to make HTML content accessible is certainly within
>the scope of the HTML spec. How to make the user agent's own user
>interface accessible isn't, though, I agree. That's why UAAG is referenced
>in the introduction to the spec.

Only providing a reference in the intro does a dis-service to users with
disabilities, the UAAG spec should be pointed to where ever the HTML5 spec
touches on aspects of accessibility that are considered out of scope.


>> I do not consider you do justice to accessibility by selectively
>> including bits of accessibility related advice you find important, while
>> neglecting other aspects.

>If there are aspects of how to make HTML accessible that are neglected,
>please let me know what they are (by filing bugs). There should not be.

which is what I have done and will continue to do so.


regards
stevef



On 8 February 2010 11:23, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Feb 2010, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> >
> > The subject of the UUAG specification is user agent accessibility, it's
> > is not the subject of the HTML5 spec.
>
> How user agents are to make HTML content accessible is certainly within
> the scope of the HTML spec. How to make the user agent's own user
> interface accessible isn't, though, I agree. That's why UAAG is referenced
> in the introduction to the spec.
>
>
> > I do not consider you do justice to accessibility by selectively
> > including bits of accessibility related advice you find important, while
> > neglecting other aspects.
>
> If there are aspects of how to make HTML accessible that are neglected,
> please let me know what they are (by filing bugs). There should not be.
>
> --
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>



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Steve Faulkner
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