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

From: Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 17:21:26 +0000
To: Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, "'Gregory J. Rosmaita'" <oedipus@hicom.net>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
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Actually more like <summary>

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

No, not like details.

-----Original Message-----
From: John Foliot [mailto:jfoliot@stanford.edu]
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2010 6:14 PM
To: Sean Hayes; 'Gregory J. Rosmaita'; public-html-a11y@w3.org
Subject: RE: ToolTips are a Technique & have no place in HTML5 [was Re: [Bug 9589]]

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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