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RE: ToolTips are a Technique & have no place in HTML5 [was Re: [Bug 9589]]

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 10:14:08 -0700 (PDT)
To: "'Sean Hayes'" <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>, "'Gregory J. Rosmaita'" <oedipus@hicom.net>, <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <008301cae563$e182f720$a488e560$@edu>
Sean Hayes wrote:
> 
> 
> if HTML5 is going to mention tooltip functionality then it certainly
> should not be as a side effect of some other element or attribute, IMO
> this semantic should be moved out of the title element into its own
> markup, either as attribute or element. 


Perhaps something like, say, <details>?

JF
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