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Re: RESOLUTION to modify text alternative change proposal and reject WAI CG's consensus recommendation

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 04:02:01 -0500
Message-ID: <r2s1c8dbcaa1004110202k8e135b2el73872ddef11dfc7b@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Hi John,

> An ERROR without any real consequences is meaningless in the
> real world.

That's where we disagree. Real consequences exist.

> That's not a deal breaker is it?

This isn't about making deals.

I support adding a HTML5 mandate for all validators to point to WCAG.
It would enhance  the teachable moment. If in fact it is in the realm
of HTML5 to make this mandate. I have reported it as separate bug [1]
so Ian can consider it and so that that it can be run through the HTML
working group process.

But bug 9485 is separate and in addition to the change proposal which
implements WAI-CG's recommendation [2].

Best Regards,
[1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9485
[2] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/ImgElement20090126
Laura L. Carlson
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