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RE: Is longdesc a good solution?

From: Justin James <j_james@mindspring.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2008 10:16:29 -0400
To: <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, "'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>
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Those are my thoughts as well. I would love to see some, if not all, of the
ARIA items be imported into HTML as attributes.

J.Ja

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-html-request@w3.org [mailto:public-html-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Joshue O Connor
> Sent: Saturday, September 06, 2008 8:18 AM
> To: Steven Faulkner
> Cc: Laura Carlson; Lachlan Hunt; David Poehlman; public-html@w3.org;
> W3C WAI-XTECH
> Subject: Re: Is longdesc a good solution?
> 
> 
> 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.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Josh
> 
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