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Comment LC-1074

From: Gian Sampson-Wild <gian@tkh.com.au>
Date: Sat, 7 Jul 2007 01:03:29 +1000
To: "'Loretta Guarino Reid'" <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Cc: <public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org>
Message-ID: <005801c7bfde$d3bc5ad0$b300a8c0@tkhcomputer>

Comment 51:

Source: http://www.w3.org/mid/001f01c695f9$31b504e0$9288b23a@tkhcomputer
(Issue ID: LC-1074)

Example 3: Why isn't a long description required?

Proposed Change:

Add to example that a long description is required which gives the same
information as the image

Response from Working Group:

Since the animation is fully explained in text a longdesc would be redundant
and end up having the user who is blind listening to the description twice.
So the alternate text provides a short description and mentions that the
animation is described in the text that follows it.

Response from GSW:
Can you please tell me which SC this refers to?
Received on Friday, 6 July 2007 15:03:45 UTC

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