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RE: Please Review failure technique for issue 1531

From: Sofia Celic <Sofia.Celic@visionaustralia.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 16:22:59 +1100
Message-ID: <A921AF4A5FC01245A8D846D004B61B36026436DC@kooxch01.visionaustralia.org>
To: <public-wcag-teamc@w3.org>

I think this technique needs to be more general and then include an
example of a use of an image without appropriate markup.

For example:

"Failure of 1.3.1 due to using changes in text presentation to convey
information without using the appropriate markup."

"The objective of this technique is to describe how using text shown
with a presentation that gives that text special meaning without also
including the semantic markup is a failure. This includes text within
the HTML or text within images."

Failure example 1:
[example of text in HTML styled with increased font size and weight,
without heading markup]

Failure example 2:
[example of image of text without heading markup]

What do you think?



Dr Sofia Celic
Assistant Manager Online Accessibility
& Senior Web Accessibility Consultant
Vision Australia - Accessible Information Solutions
454 Glenferrie Road
Kooyong, Victoria, 3144
P: +61 (0)3 9864 9284
F: +61 (0)3 9864 9370
E-mail: Sofia.Celic@visionaustralia.org.au

-----Original Message-----
From: public-wcag-teamc-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-wcag-teamc-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Becky Gibson
Sent: Friday, 29 December 2006 7:25 AM
To: public-wcag-teamc@w3.org
Subject: Please Review failure technique for issue 1531

At the December 21 WCAG meeting I took an action item to create the
failure required  by the resolution to issue 1531 [1].  I have drafted,
Failure of 1.3.1 due to using images of text to convey information
using the appropriate markup [2] in the WCAG Wiki.   I followed the
of  another 1.3.1 failure, F2: Failure of SC 1.3.1 and 1.3.4 due to
CSS to create variations in presentation of text that conveys
without also using the appropriate markup or text, [3] and I modified
title to better match that failure as well.

Please review the new failure technique and comment on the title change
from "Failure of 1.3.1 due to using images of text to create style
without using the appropriate markup. "  to "Failure of 1.3.1 due to
images of text to <modify>convey information</modify> without using the
appropriate markup. "


Becky Gibson
Web Accessibility Architect
IBM Emerging Internet Technologies
5 Technology Park Drive
Westford, MA 01886
Voice: 978 399-6101; t/l 333-6101
Email: gibsonb@us.ibm.com


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