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Re: Is longdesc a good solution?

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 12:45:40 +0100
Message-ID: <48C26D64.1010201@cfit.ie>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, public-html@w3.org, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>

The question is really will it be better to retain/resurrect longdesc in 
the HTML 5 spec or move towards using ARIA mechanisms 
(labelledby/described by) or similar.

There are contexts where longer descriptors are needed, but which is best?

Cheers

Josh
Received on Saturday, 6 September 2008 11:46:27 GMT

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