November 5, 2011
Today, I am setting my sights squarely on what has got to be one of the most stupid and evil things I’ve encountered on the web in a very long time: 4D Captchas. Seriously?
May 8, 2011
The @longdesc “discussion” just won’t go away. As HTML5 looms closer and closer towards becoming a Last Call document at the W3C, there is a full-court press to ensure that @longdesc remains in the specification.
March 22, 2011
I am home from an intense 10 days of SxSW, CSUN and W3C Face-to-Face meetings. I am happy if tired.
January 26, 2011
Earlier this week, I posted a Change Proposal to the W3C HTML WG around a topic which seems to have drawn a bit of controversy and outright rejection from some members of the Working Group. I have suggested and proposed that when an author specifies an image file as a placeholder image for the video, that a means of properly ensuring the accessibility of that image be accounted for.
December 23, 2010
Back in July of 2009, I wrote a blog post spurred on by a dinner conversation with my friend Bruce Lawson. Since then, I’ve seen a few instances where people have pointed to that posting as important to understanding the issue of accessibility and video in HTML5. A lot has changed however since I wrote that piece, and I’ve been meaning to update that information for some time now. A recent email thread amongst some friends crystallized that requirement, and the following is adapted from the email note I wrote to that thread.