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Re: My case for the obsoletion of longdesc (Was: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update)

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:50:43 -0700
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org
Message-id: <F45C2585-5543-4AD0-852F-1D526B1504CA@apple.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
On Sep 17, 2012, at 1:56 AM, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:

> One problem with the <iframe> approach (and one that I by accident 
> experienced with fiddling your solution), is that it puts some 
> limitations on what the content of the long description can - or should 
> - be. For example, imagine that it the description were to contain 
> interactive content or audio/video.

As long as it doesn't auto-play, I don't see any problem with including audio or video content.
Received on Wednesday, 19 September 2012 22:51:22 UTC

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