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Re: Is longdesc a good solution?

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 13:18:18 +0100
Message-ID: <48C2750A.2010300@cfit.ie>
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, public-html@w3.org, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>

Hi Steve,
> I see these mechanisms (labelledby/described by) as being the way to
> go for providing explicit associations for many of the purposes that
> are currently being discussed. Do you think its better to keep them in
> the ARIA space or have the feature provided natively in HTML5?

It would be great if HTML 5 could natively do what ARIA does. To me ARIA 
is leading the way and already doing what HTML 5 should be doing.


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