Re: Request to publish HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives as a first public working draft

have added bug
add rationale for providing an alt when inline description is available

On 7 May 2010 02:14, Anne van Kesteren <> wrote:
> On Fri, 07 May 2010 07:06:02 +0900, Steven Faulkner
> <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm the editor for the following document
>> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives
>> and am requesting that the HTML WG publish it as a FPWD, preferably
>> along with the next round of heartbeat publications targeted for
>> next month
> Admittedly I only skimmed through the document for a few minutes, so maybe I
> missed the answer, but it seems that in Example 2.3 it is not explained what
> the advantage of including an alternative text in the first place is. If
> there is a full description it seems one could just use alt="".
> --
> Anne van Kesteren

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium |
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Received on Friday, 7 May 2010 09:29:36 UTC