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Re: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:10:34 +0200
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120924111034043331.c35f0c47@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Charles McCathie Nevile, Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:33:53 +0200:
> On Sun, 23 Sep 2012 22:44:34 +0200, Sam Ruby wrote:

>> Again I ask: is there any chance that we can get a consensus spec out of
>> this: one that doesn't attempt to portray publishing software that
>> produces markup including longdesc as non-conforming; nor does it
>> attempt to portray user agent software that doesn't natively implement
>> longdesc as non-conforming?
>> Geoff: if such an extension specification were written, could you live
>> with that for now?
> In case we can get consensus on such an approach, I'll draft an extension
> spec.


And please include A11Y APIs: 

> I believe it is a compromise. But it is one I could live with.

Leif Halvard Silli
Received on Monday, 24 September 2012 09:11:15 UTC

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