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Re: [html4all] HTML5 Alternative Text, and Authoring Tools

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 16:42:02 +0200
Message-ID: <481B283A.3040701@gmx.de>
To: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
CC: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>, HTML4All <list@html4all.org>, public-html@w3.org, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>

James Graham wrote:
> ...
> Furthermore there is no reason that people with one of these opinions 
> needs to provide data whilst people with the other opinion do not. In 
> particular there is no reason to believe that because something was in 
> HTML 4 or is in some other spec it should be subject to less scrutiny 
> than new ideas.
> ...

Although that for once I agree with Ian (with respect to @alt), *this* 
is somewhat dubious argument.

In doubt, the default should be not to change HTML4.

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 2 May 2008 14:42:52 UTC

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