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Re: Expanding longdesc use

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:06:24 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpvf67N3_K0T2TGope3y65KLAHVd+hSYrrFKa4jyQ+LgLQg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, LĂ©onie Watson <lwatson@nomensa.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Hi Leif,

> Could we expand your CP - now

I am open updating the CP if:

1. The accessibility task force agrees and comes to consensus  that it
is the best way to help successfully reinstate longdesc into HTML; and

2. If someone volunteers to draft solid use cases; and

3. If someone volunteers to draft additions for the spec text and
those additions obtain task force consensus.

So for number one,  Silvia, Leonie, Janina and other task force
members, would you support expanding longdesc? And if so under what
circumstances? <img>, <table>, global? What is the scope?

Do we have any volunteers (from the accessibility task force or
WAI-XTECH) to write the use cases?

Janina, if it seems that people are in favor of this idea and do the
work, would you be willing to do the consensus call(s)?

Benjamin, you did a great job in drafting the spec text that we
currently have. Would you be able to lead that effort again if we
reach consensus on 1 and 2?

For this to be successful, the task force will need to pull together
in the same direction.

If this all happens, I will be delighted to update the Change Proposal.

Best Regards,

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 17:06:57 UTC

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