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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 19:19:41 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0805091719o73f5eb63wc8e3074d56bfa1db@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,

> jaws 8 and 9 with windows xpsp3 and ie6 is the combination I use.  I think
> what is tripping jaws up is the combination of abbr and title.

Thank you. That is good to know.

Best Regards,
Laura

On 5/9/08, David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com> wrote:
> Hi Laura,
>
> jaws 8 and 9 with windows xpsp3 and ie6 is the combination I use.  I think
> what is tripping jaws up is the combination of abbr and title.
>
> ----- 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 7:36 PM
> Subject: Re: Discussion Action 54: First draft of the rewrite of "The img
> element"
>
>
> 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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Laura L. Carlson
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