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Re: Question on <pre> and <code> - violation of 1.3.1?

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 16:12:36 +0100
Message-ID: <48C14C64.3040307@dorward.me.uk>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

Christophe Strobbe wrote:
> Sure, but accessibility is not a theoretical exercise based on "should".
> For example, finding an accessible image replacement technique wasn't
> just
> a matter of reading specs but involved a lot of testing.
That would be because image replacement is a dirty hack (having content,
hiding it from some users, and then cloning it in the _background_ so
they can still access it, while not hiding it from users who can't
access the background), and not something HTML was designed for.
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