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Re: Example 3: value attribute

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:01:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWa0jFGJREZ2wf5qBeHh=VxUpNtNPag9HOqrLa1QuhHvMA@mail.gmail.com>
To: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 3:00 AM, <noreply@w3.org> wrote:

> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: WAIC (Japan) / Infoaxia, Inc.
> Document: TD
> Item Number: H91
> Part of Item: Examples
> Comment Type: general comment
> Summary of Issue: Example 3: value attribute
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> This is also misleading the authors who read this document. The value
> attribute is not necessarily required.
> Proposed Change:
> Add "The value attribute is not necessarily required." to the description.
> WAIC needs an answer from WCAG WG in order to harmonize with WCAG 2.
> ================================
Response from the Working Group
We are modifying example 3b and changing its description to make it clearer
that the value attribute is not required.

"In example 3b, the input field has the same role as example 3a, but the
value is the empty string and gets its name from the 'title' attribute."

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 Tuesday, 27 September 2011 01:01:44 UTC

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