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Re: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:55:42 +0100
Message-ID: <505828FE.2080604@cfit.ie>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 5:34 PM, Joshue O Connor<joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>  wrote:
>> Joshue O Connor wrote:
>> [...]
>>>>> "We should not define the user experience".
>> Actually, that should be the UI (User Interface/User Interaction) but it
>> does still inform the UX.
> Why do you keep repeating Ian's opinion?


>Do you agree with it?

I think you misread me tbh.

> If we agree to give @longdesc another lease of life (and I am not
> saying that I have made up my mind on whether we should), I would
> suggested to provide informative text that helps a UA come up with a
> UI. That's not "defining the UI",[...]

One informs the other.

> I think we have several such suggestions mentioned even in this thread
> already. It would be valuable to make a list of them and discuss their
> pros and cons and maybe come up with one or two that we would like to
> list as implementation examples.


> Note that we need to be careful to
> pick something that also works on devices that have no mouse.

I would suggest that by and large the a11y community is aware of that.


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