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Re: Call for consensus on longdesc change proposal

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 11:52:29 +0100
Message-ID: <4DD3A4ED.7030806@cfit.ie>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, Denis Boudreau <dboudreau@webconforme.com>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On 18/05/2011 10:39, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie> wrote:

>>
>> So right now, to my mind its not enough to say - lets do it with ARIA.
> 
> Note that that's not what I am saying. I very much believe that the
> aria attributes serve their own purpose.

Yes.

> However, what I am saying is that in order to argue for @longdesc we
> do not need to slash the aria attributes (at least not the existing
> ones - aria-describedat us a different beast).

+1

Josh
Received on Wednesday, 18 May 2011 10:52:57 GMT

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