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Re: Moving longdesc forward

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 15:52:37 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTimkZm0-uWK5pHx9zXOEFGF1+tssig@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 2:37 PM, Leif Halvard Silli
<xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:
> 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

Why we should constrain @longdesc to resources that are HTML/XML markup
with an HTML root element?

This constraint would not prevent images, unstructured text, or text encoded in
unrecognized vocabularies being supplied as text equivalents, it just requires
them to be contained in a lightweight HTML/XML wrapper.

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Wednesday, 4 May 2011 14:54:51 GMT

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