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Re: UNS: Re: WCAG considering amending F65 to NOT fail missing ALT text if title or aria-label is present

From: Aurélien Levy <aurelien.levy@temesis.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:30:40 +0100
Message-ID: <52948660.90506@temesis.com>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> The two are not mutually exclusive, if it doesn't work today, then we 
> cannot make a technique to advocate for it. WCAG techniques are all 
> about what works today rather than what should work... and it's always 
> been that way, because if the technique is not accessibility supported 
> today ... it will not work... the place for experimentation, and 
> innovation is not in WCAG techniques... WCAG is about what works today 
> for accessibility and this how we make "web content more accessible" 
> so naturally we will follow trends in our techniques.
it's exactly why i propose to keep the failure and change the test 
procedure to include aria/title only if the current AT support is suffisent

Aurélien Levy
Received on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 11:31:03 UTC

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