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

From: Bill Mason <w3c@accessibleinter.net>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 12:44:50 -0700
Message-ID: <4686B2B2.10008@accessibleinter.net>
To: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Sander Tekelenburg wrote:
> At 13:57 +0300 UTC, on 2007-06-30, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
>> On Jun 30, 2007, at 13:47, Thomas Broyer wrote:
>>
>>> <img src="/flag.gif" longdesc="#ukflag">
>> How does that work in existing implementations?
> 
> Test case at <http://santek.no-ip.org/~st/tests/longdesc/>. The only UA that
> I have available that has longdesc support is iCab, so only one test result
> listed. I'd be happy to add test results for other UAs if people provide
> them. (Btw, iCab also makes the contents of the cite attribute available to
> the user, unlike any other UA I am aware of.)

In Netscape 6.2 and 7.0 (Macintosh), the longdesc URL is a clickable
link in the image properties window.  The link opens in the same window,
with no other visual indicators once the page loads.

-- 
Bill Mason
Accessible Internet
w3c@accessibleinter.net
http://accessibleinter.net/
Received on Saturday, 30 June 2007 19:45:03 UTC

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