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Re: Problem with http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1AAA-Conformance logo usage

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 07:08:24 -0600
To: cloudmaster@cloudcitysites.co.uk
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1227704905.2308.13.camel@localhost>

On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 07:02 -0600, Cloud Master wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> Problem with http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1AAA-Conformance logo usage.
> Hi
> I am new to web front end development and am still learning the ropes.
> I am aiming for strict XHTML1 compliance AND AAA conformance which I 
> believe I have attained for my site
> http://cloudcitysites.co.uk
> 
> I found your logo and usage examples for the AAA compliance
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1AAA-Conformance logo usage
> But on copying and pasting in the link as described
> 
>         <a href="http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1AAA-Conformance"
>               title="Explanation of Level Triple-A Conformance">
>           <img height="32" width="88"
>                   src="http://www.w3.org/WAI/wcag1AAA-blue"
>                   alt="Level Triple-A conformance icon,
>                   W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0" /></a>
> 
> I found that it broke strict XHTML1 validation because the image tag was 
> not closed.
> 
> Whilst I found this slightly amusing I thought I'd better let you know 
> about it. Others will find the same and may well not check.

Hi James,

This markup should work with XHTML validation. The image element is
an empty element, and those elements are written like this:

 <img .../>

Hope that helps,

 _ Ian



> Thank you for reading this
> 
> James
> 
> jamesw@cloudcitysites.co.uk
> 
> 
> 
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