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Re: STILL Open--48-Hour Consensus Call: Request to reconsider Alt Techniques Location

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 13:09:44 -0600
Message-ID: <CAOavpvebrh0+n-Mc1LApNhXiAGHu_oVG5hGdtNMh9Rqx=iP-Ew@mail.gmail.com>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Janina,

> And an earlier version of this request was filed by that deadline.

Steve request to the HTML Chairs did indeed meet the deadline. It is
dated February 11, 2012
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Feb/0139.html

> Let's take a brief review of where we are today--where the existing
> approach has lead us:
>
> * We have no workable mechanism for longer text descriptions. We
> * haven't had one for almost a full year now. It doesn't appear
> * the WG is about to provide one anytime soon.

Actually it has been since 2007. longdesc never was included in HTML5
from the start.

Best Regards,
Laura

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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Thursday, 23 February 2012 19:10:12 GMT

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