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RE: HTML spec webpage cannot be opened.

From: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2015 10:07:37 -0500
To: <tink@tink.uk>, "'Birkir Gunnarsson'" <birkir.gunnarsson@deque.com>, "'ARIA Working Group'" <public-aria@w3.org>, <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <55bd01d1424a$a7ff13e0$f7fd3ba0$@gmail.com>
I get the same error

* katie *
Katie Haritos-Shea 
Senior Accessibility SME (WCAG/Section 508/ADA/AODA)
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-----Original Message-----
From: Léonie Watson [mailto:tink@tink.uk] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 8:14 AM
To: 'Birkir Gunnarsson' <birkir.gunnarsson@deque.com>; 'ARIA Working Group' <public-aria@w3.org>; public-html@w3.org
Subject: RE: HTML spec webpage cannot be opened.

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> From: Birkir Gunnarsson [mailto:birkir.gunnarsson@deque.com]
> Sent: 29 December 2015 12:07
> When I try to access the "AltAttribute Guidelines"
> section of the HTML spec, linked from this page:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html-alt-techniques/ I suffer browser crashes in 
> both IE11 and Firefox (with the Jaws screen reader running).
> IE tells me I do not have some program installed to view the web 
> content, but does not specify which program it is.

The page containing the alt techniques is huge. This causes browsers to struggle with it, irrespective of any AT. This is one of the things we're looking at now Web Platform WG is responsible for the HTML specification.

I don't believe any plugin is required to view W3C specs. What plugin does IE tell you it needs?


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