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Re: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update

From: Gez Lemon <g.lemon@webprofession.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:06:51 +0100
Message-ID: <CAN-oN21sH59a1oZY1abncybhFFxUqTJkpbf-LfF2FHXZ7uyLyQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On 17 September 2012 22:30, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
> On Sep 17, 2012, at 13:58 , Gez Lemon <g.lemon@webprofession.com> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I support the change proposal, as there is no other reliable method
>> that is supported today that does the same thing as longdesc.
> The trouble is, longdesc is neither widely supported nor reliable today.  If it was, I suspect that we would not be having this discussion.

It is better supported and more reliable than no solution at all for
providing a long description for complex images.



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