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Re: Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Last Call

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:15:21 -0400
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Cc: public-html-a11y@w3.org, Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>, "Richards, Jan" <jrichards@ocadu.ca>
Message-ID: <20130717021521.GB20490@opera.rednote.net>

Responding to ask a specific question about only one of your suggestions

James Craig writes:
> I have an additional suggestion that I believe would help the acceptance of this document within the general working group. Add an informative section detailing several of the many cases where it is inappropriate to use @longdesc. For example…
> 2. @longdesc is inappropriate for Math. Use MathML instead.

Does Safari support MathML? Can one navigate MathML with Voice Over?

Is it only Chrome that ignored the community's work adding MathML
support into Webkit?



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