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Re: ISSUE-31 Change Proposal

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 00:03:15 -0800
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net>, zara Roy <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>, Roger Johansson <roger@456bereastreet.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <1CAEBCD8-A668-49C5-84BA-9618F1E0BCAE@apple.com>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>

Hi Laura,

I've recorded this as an additional Change Proposal for ISSUE-31:

(I've suggested previously that you and Ian should work together to  
identify any changes here that are uncontroversial, so they can be  
directly applied to the HTML5 draft; I hope the two of you find some  
time to make progress on that.)


On Jan 28, 2010, at 2:18 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
> I have drafted a Change Proposal for HTML ISSUE-31.
> Summary:
> The current guidance for conformance checkers for Section the
> img element is unclear and does not implement WAI CG's advice on the
> validation of short text alternatives. This change proposal replaces
> the current guidance with clear guidance that lists all required short
> text alternative options that exist to be considered valid. It enables
> automatic validators to programmatically detect the presence or
> absence of text alternatives.
> Full proposal is at:
> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/ChangeProposals/ImgElement20090126
> Ideas for improvement are most welcome.
> Thanks.
> Best regards,
> Laura
> --
> Laura L. Carlson
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