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Re: Illustrations teleconference in 25 hours

From: Anna Belle Leiserson <ableiserson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:55:50 -0600
Message-ID: <CAKBLC5AZ=phYtfJEJYb=rBJBavuBd0GVsRONy48LQ6W6N5cJFg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Denis Boudreau <info@denisboudreau.org>
Cc: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Thanks, Denis!  I really appreciate your weighing in.

We talked about the alt value on the call tonight and the conclusion was
these illustrations are best suited to null alt since they are explained in
the text preceding and the caption.

Look forward to talking soon,
Anna Belle

On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 4:34 PM, Denis Boudreau <info@denisboudreau.org>wrote:

> Hello Anna Belle,
> Sorry I did not reply to this earlier, but form what I am seeing in the
> wiki, it looks good. I have a few questions however:
> In your third example:
> <div class="figure multimg" style="width:676px;">
> <img src="resize-normal.png" alt=" " width="217" height="116"><img src="resize-wrap.png" width="216" height="222" alt=" "><img class="last-of-type" src="resize-scroll.png" width="216" height="118" alt=" ">
> <div class="figcaption">Figure: The first image shows normal-size text. In the second image, the larger text "wraps" to fit the width. In the third image, some of the larger text is not visible without scrolling horizontally. [@@ make better images]</div>
> </div><!--.figure-->
> I couldn't help but notice that each image has a alt value with an empty
> space (alt=" "). Surely this is a mistake? Where are the alt values for
> these images?
> I have no objection to reducing the width of .figure from 712 to 676px in
> order to accommodate iphones in portrait mode if we feel we neeed to go
> that far.
> I do prefer images with embeded borders, as long as there's consistency in
> the formatting style (width and so on).
> I will not be able to join you tonight as my kids have swimming lessons,
> and Friday mornings are still a bit of an issue due to standup meetings at
> work, but I wanted to at least contribute this much.
> Thanks all and looking forward to joining you soon.
> --
> Denis Boudreau,
> Web Accessibility Avenger
> DEQUE Systems Inc.
> Tel: +1 (514) 730-9168
> Web: www.deque.com
> On Jan 28, 2014, at 5:37 PM, Anna Belle Leiserson <ableiserson@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> About this time tomorrow (at 6:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, Wed. 29 Jan.)
> we will have the next call devoted to illustrations for Easy Checks.
> The main topic will be figuring out who does what next -- using "the
> inventory" as a jumping off point.
> https://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/wiki/Easy_Checks_-_Illustrations#Illustration_inventory
> I hope many of you can call in.
> Thanks,
> Anna Belle
Received on Thursday, 30 January 2014 00:56:18 UTC

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