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Re: How to obsolete @longdesc

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:32:24 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpveqoPy3Fpeofh1OZgFKJqt2BW=hg9BEzvsjpD_=d7Exfw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Leif,

Obsoleting longdesc in any way is not under consideration.

Best Regards,

On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Leif Halvard Silli
<xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:
> Laura Carlson, Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:19:53 -0500:
>> Hi Leif,
>>> Thank you for pointing to David's message. Clearly, name change might
>>> be a better idea than we have admitted.
>>> In that case, a logical 'deal' to consider
>> No 'deal' is in consideration. This is an inquiry only.
> Sorry, I don't want to disturb the inquiry so I change the topic so you
> don't feel you need to stand for my words.
> The argument has been mad, in this recent discussion, that HTML5 has no
> means for deprecation of features. In the first longdesc poll, there
> were no alternatives to replace it with and thus, true deprecation was
> not possible. But if an alternative emerged, then HTML5 has some
> mechanisms for making features obsolete but conforming, as pointed out
> with in my message with the unlucky word 'deal'.[1]
> [1]
> http://www.w3.org/mid/20120919165642623450.594a22b3@xn--mlform-iua.no
> Leif Halvard Silli

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Wednesday, 19 September 2012 15:32:51 UTC

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