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RE: SVGT 1.2 Comments

From: Scott Hayman <shayman@rim.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 15:35:38 -0500
Message-ID: <1CA55DCF91707745A9B5091A303367E933010C@XCH43YKF.rim.net>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <chaals@opera.com>, "Will Pearson" <will-pearson@tiscali.co.uk>, <www-svg@w3.org>
Cc: <wai-xtech@w3.org>

Hi Chaals, 

> From: Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:chaals@opera.com] 

> This concept of an "equivalent" (which is not necessarily 
> simply text) comes from, and is clearly described in the way 
> Will suggests in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 
> [1], which are now a relatively old, stable and established 
> W3C Recommendation. I think that the requested change is 
> merely editorial (i.e. it could be done after the publication 
> of a Last Call draft, in the worst case, without requiring 
> explicit comment) but that it should be made.
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10/#glossary

The group agrees that this would be a valuable change to the spec.  As
such, we've added a link from the first mention of text equivalents to
the definition of equivalent in WCAG.

Regards,
Scott



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