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Re: Discussion Action 54: First draft of the rewrite of "The img element"

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 18:36:25 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0805091636w4d504aa9w583fa13014a3fa@mail.gmail.com>
To: "David Poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Cc: "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>, "Joshue O Connor" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>

Hi David,

> AS I told steve in my last message, It seems tohave something to do with
> abbr tags.  The wikie version is fine.  It does not expand the achronyms and
> neither does the Mac but it works on all pages of this draft.

Thanks for that info. What AT are you using? I'll have to make a note
that the abbr tags don't work in that combination.

I am very pleased that you are able to access the document in  the Wiki, David.

Looking forward to your comments on the document.

Best Regards,
Laura

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
> To: "David Poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
> Cc: "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>; "www-archive"
> <www-archive@w3.org>; "Joshue O Connor" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
> Sent: Friday, May 09, 2008 4:38 PM
> Subject: Re: Discussion Action 54: First draft of the rewrite of "The img
> element"
>
>
> Hi David,
>
> I am very sorry that you are experiencing technical difficulties
> accessing the first draft of Action 54. It seems that you are stuck
> right at the blockquote. I wonder if your AT is having a hiccup at
> that point?
>
> As Steve mentioned the document at
> http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/misc/uc/
> works in his testing with JAWS 8 and IE. And it is semantic and valid HTML.
>
> Have you been successful accessing the copy in the Wiki?
> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/Action54AltAttribute
>
> I really appreciate hearing from you. Everyone's comments are vital
> for us to improve the draft. Let's try to figure this out. I've
> included Josh O Connor in this message as he may have some ideas which
> may help.
>
> Best Regards,
> Laura
>
> On 5/9/08, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
>> hi david,
>> it plain old semantic valid HTML.
>>
>> so I would suggest it's an issue with your AT.
>>
>> I have just tested it with JAWS 8 and IE, with no problem.
>>
>> Can I also suggest that sending such emails to all Public HTML mailing
>> list is not appropriate, as it has nothing to do with the subject. So
>> can you in future direct such emails only to the individuals and CC
>> www-archive if you want a public record.
>>
>> regards
>> steve faulkner
>>
>> On 09/05/2008, David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> all I get from the draft using jaws is:
>>> "HTML WG: Action 54
>>>
>>> Action 54:
>>>  First Draft
>>> Statement of Purpose
>>>
>>> The following draft text is based on the February 6, 2008
>>> Protocols and Formats Working Group
>>>  that the Hypertext Markup Language Working Group"
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
>>> To: <public-html@w3.org>
>>> Cc: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>; "Chris Wilson"
>>> <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>; "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>; "W3C
>>> WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>; <wai-liaison@w3.org>; "html4all"
>>> <list@html4all.org>
>>> Sent: Friday, May 09, 2008 5:06 AM
>>> Subject: Discussion Action 54: First draft of the rewrite of "The img
>>> element"
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello Everyone,
>>>
>>> As Steve Faulkner reported [1] yesterday he, Joshue O Connor, and I
>>> have completed the first draft [2] of action 54 to rewrite major
>>> sections of 3.12.2 "The img element". The document has been peer
>>> reviewed by Gez Lemon and Gregory Rosmaita.
>>>
>>> We would love to have your input. Please send your comments to this
>>> thread by May 22. A copy of the draft is also in the Wiki [3].
>>>
>>> Your feedback will be instrumental in moving forward on this issue.
>>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Laura
>>>
>>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008May/0121.html
>>> [2] http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/misc/uc/
>>> [3] http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/Action54AltAttribute
>>>
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Laura
>>> --
>>> Laura L. Carlson
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> with regards
>>
>> Steve Faulkner
>> Technical Director - TPG Europe
>> Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>>
>> www.paciellogroup.com | www.wat-c.org
>> Web Accessibility Toolbar -
>> http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>>
>
>
> --
> Laura L. Carlson
>
>
>


-- 
Laura L. Carlson
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