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Re: Proposal for Guideline 1.1 (specifcally about L1 SC4)

From: Wendy Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 16:01:05 -0400
Message-ID: <42714101.3050605@w3.org>
To: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Cc: WAI-GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Joe Clark wrote:

>> <version3>
>> Non-text content is implemented such that it can be ignored by assistive
>> technology if the non-text content is not functional, is not used to
>> convey information, and does not create a specific sensory experience.
>> </version3>
> I want to see three examples of this sort of thing on real-world Web 
> sites, and I want the exact HTML and CSS you would use *today* to meet 
> this guideline.
1. <img src="spacer.gif" alt=""/>
ala - "Day 21: Ignoring spacer images"
And as used on the BBC News site: <http://news.bbc.co.uk/>
The uri of the image to ignore is: 

2. Before the text entry field for, "Enter City or U.S. Zip Code" is an 
icon of a car with the sun behind it.  This is added via CSS/scripting 
and is ignored by assistive technologies.  <http://www.yahoo.com/>

3. Ran out of time, but there are many other examples that I could dig up.


wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
Received on Thursday, 28 April 2005 20:01:29 UTC

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