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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

> 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 L. Carlson
Received on Thursday, 23 February 2012 19:10:12 UTC

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