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Re: fear of "invisible metadata" [was Re: retention of summary attribute for TABLE element]

From: Maurice Carey <maurice@thymeonline.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 17:45:46 -0400
To: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C2A069CA.2D9F%maurice@thymeonline.com>

On 6/21/07 5:42 PM, "Joshue O Connor" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie> wrote:

> 
> Maurice Carey wrote:
>> Does anyone know, when a screen reader encounters a longdesc, does it
>> navigate to the long description or does it pull it up behind the scenes and
>> read it out loud in context?
> 
> No, it doesn't do either.
> 
> Josh
> 
> 
> 
So what does it do? Or what would the user do to make use of its existence?
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