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Re: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 18:40:52 +0200
To: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Cc: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>, Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120926184052357955.84b0c590@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Joshue O Connor, Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:11:51 +0100:
> Random a11y engineering non-sequitur:
> 
> How about using the HTML5 prefetch element in conjunction with the 
> @longdesc attribute to 'front-load' the @longdesc content for SR 
> users? [1]
> 
> Could this new caching ability be used to create a better user 
> experience for SR users?

> [1] http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/links.html#link-type-prefetch

For example by recommending, in the longdesc spec, to include

 <link rel="prefetch" href="longdescpage.html" />

in pages where the @longdesc is used?
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leif halvard silli
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