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Re: Proposals for longdesc bugs...

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 15:12:57 -0400
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130509191257.GB3627@concerto.rednote.net>
+1 to all 3

Janina

Charles Nevile writes:
> Hi,
> 
> resolutions of the following bugs are outstanding:
> 
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21987 - provide a
> sister attribute to note the presence of longdesc, e.g. to enable
> discovery.
> 
> PROPOSED RESOLUTION: Reject. The use cases can trivially be met by
> looking for the presence of the longdesc attribute itself
> 
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21894 - define
> longdesc like cite instead of as a link
> 
> PROPOSED RESOLUTION: Reject. This seems to be buying into a pile of
> unnecessary complication, doesn't seem motivated by any use case,
> and apparently assumes decisions that are contrary to those taken by
> the TF.
> 
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21988 - update URL
> definition to a link that works
> 
> PROPOSED RESOLUTION: Fixed. This will be done in the editor's draft
> that gets out some time tonight.
> 
> cheers
> 
> Chaals
> 
> -- 
> Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
>       chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com

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