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Re: Current spec text [Was: longdesc Issue 30 deserves to be resolved]

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:33:18 -0500
Message-ID: <4F1F239E.4050206@intertwingly.net>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, Monika Trebo <mtrebo@stanford.edu>
On 01/24/2012 03:47 PM, Laura Carlson wrote:
> Ian changed the editor's draft [2] [3] to say,
> "It would be fine, however, to use the ARIA aria-describedby attribute
> to refer to descriptions that are themselves hidden. While hiding the
> descriptions implies that they are not useful alone, they could be
> written in such a way that they are useful in the specific context of
> being referenced from the images that they describe."

The chairs generally do not interfere when there are changes made that 
meet with no objections.

If you object to this change, feel free to ask that it be reverted, by 
sending an email to public-html asking for such.  History and links of 
prior revert requests:


> Best Regards,
> Laura
> [1] http://tinyurl.com/82rf7vq
> [2] http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=6894&to=6895
> [3] http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/editing.html#the-hidden-attribute

- Sam Ruby
Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 21:33:51 UTC

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