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RE: img@relaxed CP [was: CfC: Close ISSUE-206: meta-generator by Amicable Resolution]

From: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 09:47:44 -0700
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D23D6B9E57D654429A9AB6918CACEAA9C563EF888B@NAMBX02.corp.adobe.com>
>But part of the problem is what I mentioned early -- as far as I can see, there really is no online accessibility checking part that we can rely on for help with >this, so it seems like there is some expectation that we make up for the deficiency by handling it all in the markup validator.
Let me make sure I understand what you are suggesting here...

RATHER THAN doing what you clearly believe is the right thing (ie. having an available accessibility checker), you would instead bastardize the HTML language itself with new rules or elements or attributes or (...)?  Remember, once something is in the language, removal is difficult/impossible.

Wouldn't be in everyone's (users, developers, standards writers, etc.) to simply invest in the creation of an accessibility checker?

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