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Re: Week 17 - WHATWG Patches cherry-picked to master

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:28:25 +0300
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "Travis Leithead" <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Silvia Pfeiffer (silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com)" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <op.wwcyhn0ey3oazb@chaals.local>
On Tue, 30 Apr 2013 03:14:48 +0300, Travis Leithead  
<travis.leithead@microsoft.com> wrote:

> We are once again current with Ian's changes through SVN#7859 (April 27,  
> 2013).

Minor editorial suggestion...

> * Make it clearer that the optional icon doesn't make sense in plain  
> text (7855)
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/f59d435c51e19146eb68f0ecf68dc07568752493

Instead of Ian's change, I think it makes more sense to suggest "an  
indication (such as an icon, in a visual user agent) that..."

Screenreaders have been presenting indiciators that there are images for  
about two decades, even though they don't use an icon and the visual  
content is not rendered...



Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
       chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
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