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Re: SC 2.4.4 Note in Sufficient Techniques

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 15:20:09 -0800
Message-ID: <824e742c0911201520l3e3b543dnb0e17ff59d166e67@mail.gmail.com>
To: Makoto Ueki <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 9:31 PM,  <makoto.ueki@gmail.com> wrote:
> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: Infoaxia, Inc.
> Document: UW
> Item Number: Understanding Success Criterion 2.4.4
> Part of Item: Sufficient Techniques
> Comment Type: general comment
> Summary of Issue: SC 2.4.4  Note in Sufficient Techniques
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> There is a note which reads "Note: Because of the extensive user agent limitations in supporting access to the title attribute, authors should use caution in applying this technique. For this reason, it is preferred that the author use technique C7: Using CSS to hide a portion of the link text (CSS) or H30: Providing link text that describes the purpose of a link for anchor elements (HTML) ."
> Which technique would this note be applied to?
> Proposed Change:
> If it is a note for not all techniques but H33, this note should follow H33(it should be right after H33).

Response from the Working Group
Thank you for identifying the confusing location of this message. The
note applies to only H33 and it is already present in the technique.

We will remove this note from the Understanding Document for success
criterion 2.4.4.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 20 November 2009 23:20:47 UTC

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