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Re: [html-techs-tf] F87 and F89 edit proposals

From: james nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:58:42 -0800
Message-ID: <52AB3CC2.80203@oracle.com>
To: Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
CC: "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Please submit your comments on the survey when it is created. This mail 
was to task force members to let them know that there were 2 techniques 
which, while we had agreed on a path, they had not had a chance to review.
I wanted to ensure Task Force members who do not normally respond to 
WCAG technique surveys had a chance to add their comments.

Regards,
James
On 12/13/2013 6:44 AM, Sailesh Panchang wrote:
> Hello James,
> My understanding of F87 is  that one should not use CSS :after / :before to present essential content ... this is in line with F3 too.
> In fact the text alternative computation link included in the reasoning for removal of F87 says:
> "Note: Though the user agent may make efforts to compute a text alternative from CSS-generated text in the absence of text content determinable from the DOM, authors should not provide text through a style sheet, as the user agent may incorrectly determine the text alternative."
>
> Regards,
> Sailesh
>   
>
> James wrote:
>       Following up on my actions today here are some proposals
>   for
>   
>       F87 and F89
>   
>       http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/F89_Edit
>   
>       http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/wiki/Aria-Edit:_F87
>   
>       
>   
>       These can be considered for next week's WCAG survey
>   but have not yet
>       been reviewed by the TF. I would like to encourage TF
>   members who do
>       not normally comment on the WCAG survey to make any
>   comments they
>       may have there.
>   
>       
>   
>       Regards,
>   
>       James
>   
>     
>   
>   
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