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Re: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 17:53:15 +0100
Message-ID: <506332FB.10704@cfit.ie>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
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>
Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> 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?

Right, thats what I was thinking!

Cheers

Josh
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