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RE: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update

From: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 09:21:04 -0700
To: "'Joshue O Connor'" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, "'Silvia Pfeiffer'" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: "'Steve Faulkner'" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00c001cd95b9$9c24acb0$d46e0610$@ca>
Joshue O Connor wrote:
> 
> > It could
> > also be through an icon somewhere on the image, or listed "on the
> back
> > of the image" e.g. if the UI allowed to "turn it around", or any
> other
> > means that the UA deems appropriate.
> 
> As an aside, a transparent .png graphic with a symbol for longdesc
> would
> be good. Browsers could implement that. You can put that in if you like
> ;-)
> 

Perhaps something like this (in combination with a user-preference setting
that allows for the showing of the icon, so that only those who choose to
see the icon do)?

http://blog.ginader.de/dev/jquery/longdesc/examples/webaim/index.php

JF
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