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Re: How to obsolete @longdesc

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:41:48 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpvcSefWoS+Ja6GhRftY07X4aoJnn875Xv0+P_2J4Ceoe+w@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,

I make no signals. I asked a question.

> You understand that is a  quite confusing signal to ask the vendors
> about a new name, then.
>
> Leif H Silli
>
> Laura Carlson, Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:32:24 -0500:
>> Hi Leif,
>>
>> Obsoleting longdesc in any way is not under consideration.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>> Laura
>>
>> 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
>>



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Laura L. Carlson
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