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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 10:12:33 -0700
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D23D6B9E57D654429A9AB6918CACEAA9C563EF8898@NAMBX02.corp.adobe.com>
>I don't think adding this attribute to the HTML language would be inherently harmful or bad. That said, I do think we if we add it to the spec, we should do it >on a provisional basis, with a plan to look at the effects of it a year or two from now a evaluate whether it's been a success or not, and drop it if it turns out >to not have worked out the way we'd hoped.
Which would seem to imply that moving this discussion to HTML.next would make more sense than trying to deal with it, at this late date, in HTML5 proper - since, as you rightly note - we don't know how this would work in the real world. 

>> Wouldn't be in everyone's (users, developers, standards writers, etc.) 
>> to simply invest in the creation of an accessibility checker?
>Yeah it certainly would. 
Which would also be a great project to kick off as part of the HTML.next work on this topic...

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