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Re: 48-Hour Consensus Call: ARIA-DescribedAT & Longdesc

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2012 10:38:31 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3cms-KcFdwEAfXOdnfMnZyjeSkHrs54qV901HaG7SCrGg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com> wrote:
>> Until vendors widely implement @longdesc UI, it is harmful to suggest
>> such authors rely on the @longdesc attribute.
>
> True, up to a point.

Mmm, what point is that (for such authors)?

>> Reporting implementation status information for all features, perhaps
>> with a note about alternative techniques, would be better.
>
>
> indeed. And I say that knowing that any such information is itself likely to
> be only half-right soon.

I think it's critical that if we present such information we commit to
updating it. This is a similar proposal to keeping a site like
caniuse.com updated.
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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Wednesday, 4 April 2012 09:39:25 GMT

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