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Re: Created branch with proposed wording for 1.3.4

From: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:55:12 +0000
To: Michael Gower <michael.gower@ca.ibm.com>
CC: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>, David MacDonald <david@can-adapt.com>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <74E01998-601C-4E31-A9BF-6A0F965BE120@nomensa.com>
Ach, I’m sorry I mentioned it now, being in a 6-hour meeting made me very talkative on WCAG matters somehow.

> Danger, WIll Robinson! That would seem to put us in the very unfortunate situation where someone depending on the name attribute conveying meaning will now be getting incorrect conversions happening.

They could get too many, yes. However, if they started using the attributes due to WCAG, that is an unlikely outcome AND it would cause issues with basic usability.

We are talking about general browser functionality, so *everyone* (with autofill turned on) would get their name filled in!


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