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Re: SC #78 'Adapting text', and a question regarding consensus on icon fonts

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:03:10 +0100
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <6207b69a-82fe-71b7-2f61-cf574840bc94@splintered.co.uk>
On 20/04/2017 14:56, Alastair Campbell wrote:
[...]
> However, if a technique were to use the role=img attribute, and the
> user-scripts incorporate that, then it would be fine.
[...]
> Having the SC means we put a stake in the ground about the requirement,
> and can flesh out the understanding and techniques, to get out of the
> catch-22.

But isn't the catch-22 still there, just codified? i.e. you'd have a 
normative SC which would require authors to follow one particular 
non-normative technique in order for their icon fonts to be officially 
exempt from the SC?

P
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