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Re: H86: Providing text alternatives for ASCII art, emoticons, and leetspeak

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:28:59 -0400
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To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Agree that we could drop the abbr. It's kind of a hack, and JAWS has abbr
support turned off by default, so the abbr may not even speak.

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On Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:50 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
wrote:

> http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/H86.html
>
> suggest adding ARIA-fied example (from html5 spec)
>
> <figure role="img" aria-labelledby="fish-caption"
>    <pre>
>    o           .'`/
>      '      /  (
>    O    .-'` ` `'-._      .')
>       _/ (o)        '.  .' /
>       )       )))     ><  <
>       `\  |_\      _.'  '. \
>         '-._  _ .-'       '.)
>     jgs     `\__\
>    </pre>
>    <figcaption id="fish-caption">
>     <cite>Joan G. Stark, "fish"</cite>.
>     October 1997. ASCII on electrons. 28×8.
>    </figcaption>
>    </figure>
>
> Also question the use of <abbr> in this technique:
>
> <abbr title="Austin Rocks">Au5t1N r0xx0rz</abbr>
> --
>
> Regards
>
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
>
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