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RE: Response to: ChangeProposals/DeprecateLongdesc

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 06:48:48 -0700 (PDT)
To: "'Silvia Pfeiffer'" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <05ee01cc6589$2c73e720$855bb560$@edu>
Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> I think aria-describedat seems indeed necessary since I think a
> generic means for long descriptions that can appear on multiple places
> on the page or off-page is necessary (basically a mix between
> @longdesc and @aria-describedby).

FWIW, @longdesc can take either URI or IDREF today, which allows for
exactly that...

> I hope this discussion has been
> useful to destill what the issues are and will make a discussion with
> Jonas and others easier.

I hope so too Silvia, and thanks for a good exchange.


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