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Re: Example 7: Textarea

From: Makoto UEKI - Infoaxia, Inc. <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:09:29 +0900
Message-ID: <CAF9hGuZDtd3KiQQpQR5vHWbNcjJhGMWS-o823SiuVT9qHng7+Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
Thank you very much for the response.
I need more clarification on this issue.

> ================================
> Response from the Working Group
> ================================
> We will clarify this by removing the value from Example 7b, and changing its
> description to read:
> Example 7b has the same role, the name is set using the 'title' attribute,
> and the value is the empty string.

Will you also remove the value from Example 7a?
If no, could you explain the reason why you won't remove it?


2011/9/27 Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>:
> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 8:17 PM, <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 7: Textarea
>> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
>> Both of example 7a and 7b has the value "Four score and seven years ago"
>> inside the textarea element. These examples are misleading some authors.
>>
>> The value is not necessarily required. HTML spec doesn't require authors
>> to provide the value by using the body of the textarea element.
>>
>> Proposed Change:
>> Add "The authors don't necessarily need to provide the value by using the
>> body of textarea element." to the descriptions for example 7a and 7b.
>>
> ================================
> Response from the Working Group
> ================================
> We will clarify this by removing the value from Example 7b, and changing its
> description to read:
> Example 7b has the same role, the name is set using the 'title' attribute,
> and the value is the empty string.
>
> 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 01:09:57 UTC

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