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

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2008 17:12:49 +0200 (CEST)
To: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <tkrat.d70a119e977f1e9a@greytower.net>

On  5 Sep, Christophe Strobbe wrote:

>>   The ball should be firmly kicked back to those who creates UAs which
>>   fail to take advantage of the semantic interpretation that is there.
> 
> 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.

  Correct. It's a cooperative effort between content creators, spec
  manufacturers, and browser writers - if we don't ALL cooperate we ALL
  lose.

  In this case the specification is there, the document authors has done
  their job, now the AT writers must do theirs.

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 - Tina Holmboe       siteSifter                  Greytower Technologies
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