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Re: Call for consensus - longdesc to CR

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:54:53 -0400
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To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
CC: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Accept with minor corrections

Typo. close the h2

<!-- Target document -->
<section id="desc2">
  <h2>Image foo.png</2>
  <p>Description of the image...</p>

informative section " In such cases, it is appropriate to use longdesc
as a fallback strategy, in combination with more modern techniques."

Makes longdesc sound old... I know it is, but perhaps it would be
better to say something like:

"In combination with other techniques that may be more appropriate in
certain contexts"


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On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Charles McCathie Nevile <
chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> This is a call for consensus on the following proposition:
> The HTML Accessibility Task Force requests that the HTML Working Group,
> with agreement of the PF Working Group, request publication of the HTML
> Image Description Extension (longdesc) version at
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-proposals/raw-file/ac507017569f/longdesc1/
> longdesc.html as a Candidate Recommendation.
> Positive response is preferred although silence will be considered assent.
> Replies should be posted in this email thread before midnight Hawaii time
> on Friday 20th July.
> Thanks to all for all their work on this, especially Mark over the last
> few months.
> chaals, for the TF coordinators
> --
> Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
> chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
Received on Friday, 13 June 2014 20:55:25 UTC

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