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[Bug 11152] New: Polyglot spec should mention accessibility

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Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 17:56:33 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-11152-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: Polyglot spec should mention accessibility
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML/XHTML Compatibility Authoring Guide (ed: Eliot
        AssignedTo: eliotgra@microsoft.com
        ReportedBy: tross@microsoft.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org, eliotgra@microsoft.com

I'm not aware of any specific accessibility issues that arise from constructing
polyglot documents, but I still think this topic deserves mention in the spec. 
If for nothing else, this would be to inform those reading the spec that no
additional care needs to be taken for accessibility above and beyond what one
would already do with normal HTML or XHTML documents. 

Of course, if anyone is aware of accessibility-related issues that can be
encountered when writing polyglot, those should definitely be called out in the

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