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Re: Moving longdesc forward

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 15:37:36 +0200
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Cc: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110504153736018923.994c8d1c@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Leif Halvard Silli, Wed, 4 May 2011 15:36:22 +0200:
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis, Wed, 4 May 2011 14:17:07 +0100:
>> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Leif Halvard Silli:
>>> May be a list of acceptable formats should be given rather than
>>> 'structured host language content'.
>> 
>> What list?
> 
> http://www.w3.org/mid/20110504144508806890.f1e4453a@xn--mlform-iua.no

And:

http://www.w3.org/mid/20110504152204634608.a973ed8c@xn--mlform-iua.no

>>>> Note that if we impose such a constraint we will render some existing
>>>> longdesc use non-conforming. Three of Laura's examples of @longdesc
>>>> in the wild use plain text for long descriptions.
>>>> 
>>>> http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/research/ld.html#fakoo
>>>> http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/research/ld.html#securian
>>>> http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/research/ld.html#buffalo
>>> 
>>> HTML5 is not about blessing existing content.
>> 
>> I didn't say it was. Do we have any reason to say the above should be
>> non-conforming though? Is it inaccessible?
> 
> http://www.w3.org/mid/20110504144508806890.f1e4453a@xn--mlform-iua.no

And:
http://www.w3.org/mid/20110504152204634608.a973ed8c@xn--mlform-iua.no

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