Re: Why an standalone image shall conform to WCAG 2.0? (was Re: BIG ISSUE -- re Delivery Units)


The problem is not the DU, but the conformance statement.


Yvette Hoitink wrote:
> ...
> Hi Carlos,
> It seems to me you and Gregg agree! A standalone image does not conform to
> WCAG because it should only be considered in context (with HTML that
> includes alt, longdesc, etc). 
> The problem is that an Image meets the current definition of Delivery Unit.
> Gregg was merely pointing out the problem with that: that images are now
> required to conform by themselves. Because that was never intended, Gregg
> and others have been trying to find a better term so it is clear standalone
> image don't need to conform but only in context. 
> Yvette Hoitink
> Heritas, Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands
> E-mail:
> WWW: 

Dr Carlos A Velasco -
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