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RE: WCAG version 1.0 guideline 1.5 image maps and 10.5 adjacent links,

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 16:22:01 -0500 (EST)
To: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Cc: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, Matthew May <mcmay@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0403041426590.22183@homer.w3.org>

The user agent group recently spent some time talking to the Mozilla
developers in Beijing about what is and isn't supported.

I'd suggest talking to the group...

cheers

Chaals

On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, John M Slatin wrote:

>
>Are there any current-generation user agents that don't support text
>equivalents for client-side image maps? That's not a challenge-- it's a
>question.
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>John
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On
>Behalf Of Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG
>Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 1:15 pm
>To: David MacDonald; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org; 'Wendy A Chisholm'; 'Michael
>Cooper'; caldwell@trace.wisc.edu
>Subject: Re: WCAG version 1.0 guideline 1.5 image maps and 10.5 adjacent
>links,
>
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: "David MacDonald" <befree@magma.ca>
>To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>; "'Wendy A Chisholm'" <wendy@w3.org>; "'Michael
>Cooper'" <michaelc@watchfire.com>; <caldwell@trace.wisc.edu>
>Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 8:02 PM
>Subject: TECH: WCAG version 1.0 guideline 1.5 image maps and 10.5
>adjacent links,
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>I had an action item to follow up on the tests I performed on WCAG 1.0
>Guideline 1.5 and 10.5
>
>My action was to check in the UAAG test suite to see if there were test
>files for Alt text in areas of an image map and side by side links.
>There were no tests designed specifically for these purposes. I built a
>test page on my personal web site that conforms to the UAAG format. UAAG
>is welcome to copy it to their test suite.
>
>http://www.davidmacd.com/test/test_image_map.htm
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>
>Roberto:
>Good... only one point has not been considered.
>There are problems Image Maps and XHTML 1.1 browser rendering. All the
>example was done by HTML 4.01 but in XHTML 1.1 (that is a W3C
>Reccomandation, and guidelines of WCAG 1.0 said to use the lastest W3C
>approved guidelines) there is a "little" problem: XHTML 1.1 remove the
>"name" attribute and the "usemap" attributeis used to be a URI in
>previous reccomandation, but now in XHTML 1.1 it is an IDREF. This is an
>old issue since august 2002 [1]. So, what can we do for involve the user
>agent producer to update web browser to support XHTML 1.1, W3C
>Recommendation since 31 May 2001?
>
>
>Roberto Scano
>IWA/HWG
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>[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2002JulSep/0085.html
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