CFC re ISSUE-31 Missing Alt

At our regular HTML-A11Y Teleconference on Thursday 22 April:

I was requested to draft and circulate resolution language implementing
our consensus guidance to the HTML-WG regarding ISSUE-31 "Missing Alt,"
as reflected in our WBS at:

This email provides this draft and serves as our Call for Consensus on
this question. Please expect a vote on the resolution at our upcoming
teleconference on Thursday 29 April.

Suggested edits, objections, additional comments, and votes by Task
Force members unable to attend the Thursday teleconference may be logged
by responding to this message before our Thursday teleconference (at
15:00 UTC).

Candidate Resolution

RESOLUTION: The HTML-A11Y Task Force supports the change proposal at
implement WAI Consensus Guidance that a missing text alternative should
be an error in conformance checkers. We expect the error text will
reference additional guidance on text alternatives in WCAG support


Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200

Chair, Open Accessibility	
Linux Foundation

Chair, Protocols & Formats
Web Accessibility Initiative
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Received on Tuesday, 27 April 2010 19:20:35 UTC