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Re: Change Proposal for Issue 194

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 18:15:02 +0200
To: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: "HTML Accessibility Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <op.wepwrcxtwxe0ny@widsith-3.local>
On Tue, 22 May 2012 13:54:41 +0200, Laura Carlson  
<laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Silvia and all,
>
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 4:58 AM, Charles McCathieNevile
> <chaals@opera.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 22 May 2012 09:16:50 +0200, Silvia Pfeiffer
>> <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> In an effort to work towards a consensus Change Proposal on Issue 194,
>>> we've had several media subgroup meetings, the result of which is the
>>> following Change Proposal:
>>>
>>>  http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ISSUE-194/TranscriptElement
>>
>>
>> First up: This meets the "I can live with it" test for me.
>>
>> But... a couple of comments:
>>
>> In positive effects it claims to be better than longdesc - apparently
>> because it can point to something in the page. Since longdesc can do  
>> that
>> too, I don't see how that claim is justifiable - and anyway I don't  
>> think it
>> is important to this case. It should simply be removed.
>
> It also claims to be better than aria-describedAt too. Please remove
> that bullet point, it isn't needed and may cause objections.

Yeah, the same argument, and same bullet point.

cheers

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