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Re: Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5


From: Gez Lemon
Date: Aug 30, 2007 1:40PM

Hi Christophe,

On 30/08/2007, Christophe Strobbe < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> May I point out that the HTML 5 WG has "so far, made *no* design decisions"?
> (Dan Connolly at
> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ig/2007JulSep/0047.html>;).
> There is currently only an editor's draft, no "Working Draft".

Yes, of course. Some of the people commenting, including Steve
Faulkner, are members of the HTML 5 working group. As part of making
sensible design decisions within the group regarding accessibility,
they have decided to include the accessibility community. As I'm sure
you're aware, the earlier that accessibility is discussed within the
design phase, the better, which is why it is a good thing that the
accessibility advocates within the HTML working group have opened this
up to the wider community.

Best regards,