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RE: Moving longdesc forward: Recap, updates, consensus

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Sun, 8 May 2011 13:29:29 +0200
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: 'Geoff Freed' <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>, 'Charles McCathieNevile' <chaals@opera.com>, 'Richard Schwerdtfeger' <schwer@us.ibm.com>, 'Leif Halvard Silli' <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, 'Laura Carlson' <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, 'Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis' <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, 'HTML Accessibility Task Force' <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, 'Steve Faulkner' <sfaulkner@paciellogroup.com>
Message-ID: <20110508132929122125.94a638f4@xn--mlform-iua.no>
John Foliot, Fri, 6 May 2011 08:18:00 -0700 (PDT):
> Geoff Freed wrote:
>> On 5/6/11 6:05 AM, "Charles McCathieNevile":
>>> On Fri, 06 May 2011 03:58:12 +0200, Leif Halvard Silli:

>>>> I could although I do think it has mainstream benefits. Should we push
>>>> for this to be a MUST
>>> 
>>> Yes
>> 
>> GF: I also agree.
> 
> +1

>>>> My concern is that if we make it a SHOULD we remove the argument that
>>>> there are mainstream benefits from longdesc.
>>> 
>>> And mine is that if it's only a should we suggest that this isn't
>>> critical functionality, just a nice-to-have, which is incorrect.
>> 
>> GF:
>> Ditto.
> 
> +1 again.

I just want to point to the top of my reply and say that this is 
already as much of a MUST as it can be, it seems to me: 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2011May/0129

Leif H Silli
Received on Sunday, 8 May 2011 11:30:09 GMT

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