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Re: My case for the obsoletion of longdesc (Was: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update)

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 08:49:06 -0400
Message-ID: <50547942.6030005@intertwingly.net>
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
CC: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On 09/15/2012 05:29 AM, James Craig wrote:
> Let's move the Web forward as we are chartered to do. Let's work
> together to make the Web as accessible as it can be, instead of worrying
> so much about hanging on to the mediocre technologies of the past that
> we jeopardize forward progress towards better accessibility for everyone.

James, in your opinion, is the following perhaps the beginnings of such 
an approach:


And if so, do you believe that the Task Force should reconsider the 
following resolution:


> Thank you for reading,
> James Craig

- Sam Ruby
Received on Saturday, 15 September 2012 12:49:34 UTC

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