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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...

Leonard
Received on Tuesday, 7 August 2012 17:13:00 UTC

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