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Re: title/alt attribut keyboard accessibility

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 18:38:33 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0810271638sf45aa92xef455fdbd0c20eca@mail.gmail.com>
To: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "Steve Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, "aurélien levy" <aurelien.levy@free.fr>
Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>

Aurélien Levy wrote [1]:

>> Is it possible to have something in the spec to say that the way of
>> rendering the content of the title/alt attribut must be non specific to
>> a certain type of pointing device or is it to the UAAG spec to say
>> something like that ?

Ian Hickson wrote [2]:

> Right now HTML5 doesn't say that user agents should do anything with this
> information. The non-normative rendering section will probably suggest
> current behaviour but hasn't been written yet. (Volunteer editors welcome;
> see the e-mail from earlier today.)

Related: Steve Faulkner's June 6, 2008 bug report "User Agent display
of title attribute content not defined":

Best Regards,

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Oct/thread.html#msg131
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Oct/thread.html#msg134

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Monday, 27 October 2008 23:39:12 UTC

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