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Re: the market hasn't spoken - it hasn't bothered to listened [was Re: fear of "invisible metadata"]

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 17:09:32 +0100
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070626160932.GA21171@stripey.com>

Maciej Stachowiak writes:

> > ... sites that use @longdesc correctly, those that do are likely to
> > give due consideration to accessibility ... if someone comes up with
> > a brilliant notion that is more likely to be implemented and
> > authored, that would also be a win.
> Out of the suggestions so far, I like <a rel="longdesc"> the best. It
> would do something reasonable in existing UAs, could be applied to
> more than just images (videos or tables might merit a long
> description for instance)

<a> elements aren't (currently) nestable, so that would pose problems
for, say, table content that includes links.

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