Re: Call for Consensus: Work items

On Tue, 2015-02-24 at 10:09 +0000, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> Given that the text alternatives section in HTML 5.1 will be 
> continue to be actively edited, I think that duplication of work is 
> unnecessary, suggest filing bugs on the alt section would be more 
> productive and better use of limited resources.

Wasn't the purpose of the note to let the TF edit the text?

Removing the duplicated text from HTML 5 would seem even better: the 
HTMl specification is already large, and an explanation about how to 
use "alt" needs to be able to explain the difference between an 
alternate representation and an image description, including giving 
examples with longdesc and aria-described-at as well as described-by. 
But longdesc isn't part of HTML.

An alternative migt be to update the WCAG text to which HTML 5 already 

Liam R. E. Quin <>
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Received on Friday, 6 March 2015 02:02:57 UTC