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Re: The latest InstateLongDesc CP effectively contains MUST-level UA conformance criteria

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 01:46:24 -0700
Cc: "public-html-a11y@w3.org Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-id: <E2301BEB-53EC-4D38-8400-6242C6F79D32@apple.com>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>

On Sep 19, 2012, at 1:13 AM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>> I'm not claiming it's not implementable. Just justifying the point that these encouragements are more than just suggestions.
> 
> Note the same section of the spec:
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/rendering.html#links,-forms,-and-navigation
> 
> contains this expectation:
> 
> "User agents are expected to allow users to navigate browsing contexts
> to the resources indicated by the cite attributes on q, blockquote,
> ins, and del elements."
> 
> Would you agree the proposed "longdesc" expectation seems within the
> same order of magnitude in terms of likely implementation outcomes?

Yes.

I hadn't noticed this before, so I filed <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18915>.

Regards,
Maciej
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