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Re: LONGDESC: some current problems and a proposed solution added to the wiki

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 22:49:38 +1000
Message-ID: <46865162.8010401@lachy.id.au>
To: joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie
CC: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org

Joshue O Connor wrote:
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> The method used to reveal the long description is up to the 
>> assistive technology.
> 
> Thats true.
> 
>> It doesn't need to navigate away from the page as if following an 
>> ordinary link, it could reveal it in a separate context instead 
>> (e.g. a side bar or popup). 
> 
> It could but currently the user does have to navigate away from the 
> page they are in. Presenting the longdesc content in another pop-up 
> is IMO an inelegant solution also so I would suggest a discussion on 
> what would be the best way to present this information to the user in 
> a manner that is non disruptive.

Gregory already outlined what he thinks UAs should do with it.

http://www.w3.org/mid/20070624191626.M68392@hicom.net

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Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
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