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Re: Example incorrect

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:49:39 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWa=18s_zt+U5uh7tb1FjFyeEFMvKSH69TZHMzQn8PkQsA@mail.gmail.com>
To: harry.loots@ieee.org
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 2:04 AM, <noreply@w3.org> wrote:

> Name: Harry Loots
> Email: harry.loots@ieee.org
> Affiliation:
> Document: TD
> Item Number: H91
> Part of Item: Examples
> Comment Type: technical
> Summary of Issue: Example incorrect
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> In "Example 1c" the following is stated:
> "In example 1c, the name will be concatenated from the different elements
> inside the link to read "Example Text"
> Example Code:
> <a href="www.example.com"><img src="example_logo.gif"
> alt="Example">Text</a>"
> The code will in fact read "ExampleText" and not "Example Text".
> Proposed Change:
> Thus, it should be advised that the user inserts a space in [alt="Example
> "] in order to ensure that it reads as intended. It should also be pointed
> out that failure to insert appropriate spaces in either the alt attribute,
> or between image and adjacent text will result in concatenation that will
> reduce legibility for AT users.
> ================================
Response from the Working Group
Thanks for raising this issue. We are changing the example so that there is
a space after the image, and we will update the User Agent notes and the
description of the example to alert authors that some assistive technology
will not insert a space automatically.

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 Thursday, 11 October 2012 21:50:06 UTC

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