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

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 11:01:57 +0200
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120919110157250478.78d8452a@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Maciej Stachowiak, Wed, 19 Sep 2012 01:46:24 -0700:
> 
> 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>.

But you don't propose to obsolete @cite in the same go? 

If so, could you accept a non-obsolete @longdesc without the 
"expected/must" level?
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leif h silli
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