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Re: How to Meet WCAG 2.0: Sufficient Techniques for 1.1.1 – Non-text Content

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:28:38 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWZacvmsXiW7COLraoE24SgoD9CrGN-rgHNcp3Apdjc+MQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Devarshi Pant <devarshipant@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-comments-wcag20@w3.org" <public-comments-wcag20@w3.org>
On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:00 AM, Devarshi Pant <devarshipant@gmail.com>wrote:

> Name: Devarshi Pant
> Email: *devarshipant@gmail.com*
> Affiliation:
> Document: TD
> Item Number: Quick Reference: Sufficient Techniques for 1.1.1 – Non-text
> Content
> Part of Item: Description
> Comment Type: Technical
> Summary of Issue: The phrase ‘listed below’ at the end of the sentence can
> be misleading. Refer http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/#text-equiv.
> The reference made at the end of item #1 (under situations A, B, and C)
> reads “listed below,” which leads a reader to believe that the forthcoming
> text is somehow tied. Another issue is that a sentence contains a link and
> also a statement that tells a reader to look below. For example, #1 under
> situation A reads, “G94: Providing short text alternative for non-text
> content that serves the same purpose and presents the same information as
> the non-text content<http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20120103/G94>using a
> *short* text alternative technique listed below.” Below means situation
> B: This is incorrect under that context.
> Proposed Change:
> Revise the wording from the #1 item from situations, A, B, and C.
> Thanks,
> Devarshi Pant
Response from the Working Group
The Sufficient Techniques section of Understanding SC 1.1.1 is extremely
complicated and hard to follow. We have revised it to make it easier to

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 Wednesday, 27 March 2013 00:29:06 UTC

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