[Bug 8171] New: Implement the text alternatives proposal from WAI


           Summary: Implement the text alternatives proposal from WAI
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://www.w3.org/2009/06/Text-Alternatives-in-HTML5
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: a11y, PFWG
          Severity: critical
          Priority: P1
         Component: HTML5 spec proposals
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: cooper@w3.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-
            Blocks: 7362

WAI has submitted a proposal for text alternatives:
http://www.w3.org/2009/06/Text-Alternatives-in-HTML5. This document comprises
the change proposal.

Discussion has taken place
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Aug/0781.html>. This bug
is to put PFWG on record with respect to this.

This also relates to Tracker ISSUE-31.

PFWG plans to discuss the detailed solution in the HTML Accessibility Task

The issue of longdesc (ISSUE-30) is impacted by this issue. The PFWG does not
have a consensus position on longdesc at the time of entering this issue. PFWG
will enter a bug for long descriptions when it has a position.

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Received on Tuesday, 3 November 2009 21:54:48 UTC