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Re: WCAG feedback on HTML5 requirements for providing text to act as an alternative for images

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:30:26 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkYGaUmFCPyishc0bh3tTkmU7ijV5QiDhoEEdCF_QDExA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, WCAG Editors <team-wcag-editors@w3.org>
thanks to the WCAG working group for review and comments!

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 9 October 2013 12:41, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie> wrote:

> Dear HTML5 A11y TF,
>
> Thank you for your request on Image alternative advice.[1]
>
> It is important that your advice meets SC 1.1.1 and SC 2.4.4. It appears
> all the versions you are considering do so. The WCAG WG does not wish to
> constrain your best practices development as long as it continues to
> satisfy the relevant SC. The document should clarify however that patterns
> other than its best practices can also meet WCAG.
>
> --
> Joshue O Connor/Andrew Kirkpatrick
> WCAG working group co-chairs
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2013/07/25-**html-a11y-minutes.html#item08<http://www.w3.org/2013/07/25-html-a11y-minutes.html#item08>
>
>
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