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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 17:48:23 +0100
Message-ID: <5058A5D7.3050007@cfit.ie>
To: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
CC: 'Silvia Pfeiffer' <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, 'Steve Faulkner' <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, 'HTML Accessibility Task Force' <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
John Foliot wrote:
> 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

+1 from me. I like that when you showed me it at CSUN. I'm conscious of 
not muddying the waters at this stage. So I'm happy to get behind 
Laura's CP at this stage (as is).

Cheers

Josh
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