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Re: response to counter proposal for ISSUE-31 AND ISSUE-80

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 02:57:23 -0700
Cc: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Message-id: <AFF439B3-1A87-4B43-BAA3-82B51395F570@apple.com>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>

Hi Laura,

On Jul 16, 2010, at 2:13 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:

> Contrary to its assertion, Ian's change proposal fails to require text
> alternatives for images. It fails to provide a way for automatic
> validators to programmatically detect the presence or absence of short
> text alternatives on the <img> element because of its exemptions.

Feel free to update your Change Proposal if you would like to add rationale or extend it to cover additional mechanisms. For objections, I would recommend saving those for a survey, unless you think this line of discussion can create broader consensus.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Friday, 16 July 2010 09:57:57 UTC

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