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Re: long descriptions on replacement elements

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:22:09 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2=SZLf+RuSPU+SB+8fFW0gBo7O4YXmfdHkXgxBy=wEJPg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 1:36 PM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:

> Hi, Silvia:
>
> Silvia Pfeiffer writes:
> > [was Re: CfC: to publish "HTML5 Image Description Extension"
> specification
> > as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)]
> >
> > I think we agree in principle about where we want to see the future of
> long
> > descriptions. So, instead of arguing any further about the present, I'd
> > like to encourage progressing the replacement attribute.
> >
> > I remember the proposal of aria-describedat :
> > https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/aria-unofficial/raw-file/tip/describedat.html
> >
> > What's the current status of that?
> >
>
> Still expected as part of ARIA 1.1. PF will be rechartering during 2013,
> and ARIA 1.1 d3eliverables are being proposed in our new charter draft
> to mature in sync with HTML 5.1.
>

Ah that's excellent news, thanks. I'm less concerned now.

Regards,
Silvia.
Received on Thursday, 21 February 2013 04:22:57 UTC

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