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[Bug 12984] New: Contributions to HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives

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Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2011 05:47:39 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12984

           Summary: Contributions to HTML5: Techniques for providing
                    useful text alternatives
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: mike+html-wg-mailbot@w3.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


public-html-comments posting from: Reinaldo Ferraz <reinaldo@nic.br>
http://www.w3.org/mid/4DE6932D.7060708@nic.br

Dear Srs.

Follow my contributions to the document *HTML5: Techniques for providing 
useful text alternatives*

Best Regards
Reinaldo Ferraz

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*Examples of scenarios where users benefit from text alternatives for 
images*
Add:
- They have problems to load images or the source of image is wrong
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Question: In the *Example 2.5*, is it possible to use Image maps 
<map></map> to create alternatives and to put ALT inside of each <area> tag?
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Removing the link *Providing a text alternative that is not null. (e.g., 
alt="spacer" or alt="image") for images that should be ignored by 
assistive technology [WCAG20-TECHS]*. In that way, it would made users 
confused about the meaning (if the user doesnt click on the link)

In the *Example 6.4*, I consider important a short description to the 
image. It´s important even for a blind person or somebody who cannot 
load images perceive that there is an image with a purpose: create a 
medieval atmosphere to the webpage. I disagree that the image with 
description is only related to the blind or low vision webpage. The link 
example shows the users preference 
http://webaim.org/projects/screenreadersurvey/#images

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I belive that *3.11 A group of images that form a single larger picture 
with and without links* is not necessary. the same situation is been 
using at the examples *Example 1.1* and *Example 1.2*

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