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Longdesc usage Re: User Testing ...

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 11:58:40 +0200
To: "Olivier GENDRIN" <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tyown2aqwxe0ny@widsith.home>

On Fri, 14 Sep 2007 23:22:03 +0200, Olivier GENDRIN  
<olivier.gendrin@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9/14/07, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 14 Sep 2007 15:23:09 +0200, Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>  
>> wrote:
>> > I don't really understand how anyone can go from Thomas's few
>> > interesting anecdotes to that conclusion.
>>
>> Nor do I. What Thomas says is that nobody used the longdesc on his site.
>
> No. He says that the pages that where targets of londesc attribute on
> his site are *never* visited.

That amounts to the same thing.

> He points out thet fact that no UA allow
> the user to know about longdesc ou to follow a longdesc URI...

Which is not true, specifically of certain JAWS setups.

cheers

Chaals

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