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Re: why are we pursuing this idea? (was: Implementation Details request on Issue 204 Decision)

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 18:47:39 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3f5kW-4Dz=KZjEX9J0B9wuTeKb4LT-KXydhnHtXerj+uw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-html@w3.org, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 6:10 PM, Steve Faulkner
<faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> "Why do you think it's better for user agents not to expose such
> content when such education efforts fail, as they normally do?"
>
> I am not suggesting forbidding user agents from exposing anything, I
> am suggesting promoting it as a useful method to expose rich content
> is not a productive or worthwhile idea and in general we should be not
> advocating it.

The adopted spec text says authors SHOULD NOT use this technique for
rich content, but user agents MAY expose it when they do. Would you
call that "promoting"?

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Tuesday, 21 August 2012 17:48:30 GMT

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