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Re: A longer description feature that vendors could accept (Was: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update)

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:45:12 +0200
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120919154512978896.4f0c9b38@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Laura Carlson, Wed, 19 Sep 2012 08:21:50 -0500:

>> To all: Moving it over to ARIA,
> 
> I would Formally Object to moving longdesc functionality over to ARIA.
> As previously referenced:
> http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/research/constriants/ariadescribedat.html

The technical issue you mention there is possible to understand. 

To circumvent your FO promise, ARIA could introduce @describedAT[1] - 
without the 'aria-' prefix. Anything is possible. But first we must 
hear what vendors would be willing to implement.

[1] 
http://www.w3.org/mid/CAOavpvcfy51Bnvq8O=vJUk_u1w4hvm_t-dY+896nMZSYfV3Cpg@mail.gmail.com
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