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Re: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 06:18:41 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpvc5oJNsjNYMdqH4nQwqhbV1CZV1U=Wn0rPobG_-NbqJ-Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Leif,

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 7:10 PM, Leif Halvard Silli
<xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:
> Laura Carlson, Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:43:10 -0500:
>>> Regarding comments to the list that NVDA does not currently support
>>> Longdesc...
>>>
>>> I read a post from James Teh, of NVDA, where he said it was not supported
>>> because it’s not in the spec... If it’s back in the spec I expect it to be
>>> supported in NVDA... I expect the same with VoiceOver...
>>
>> I suspect that the same is also true with FireFox as a bug to
>> implement it was closed WONTFIX because longdesc was listed as
>> obsolete the HTML5 spec.
>
> Wasn't the WONTFIX bug in Firefox about contextual menu access only?

Yes.

> After all, Firefox does support longdesc in its A11Y API.

Exactly.

Best Regards,
Laura
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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 11:19:08 GMT

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