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Re: @longdesc - starting over (was RE: Acessibility of <audio> and <video>)

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 19:38:50 +0100
Message-ID: <48C2CE3A.7020809@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>, 'David Poehlman' <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, public-html@w3.org, 'W3C WAI-XTECH' <wai-xtech@w3.org>



Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> Yes, this is a chicken and egg problem.  But it's not a problem the spec 
> can solve.  It's a problem the accessibility community needs to solve, 
> and then come back with the evidence if and when it is solved.  Until 
> that time, longdesc hasn't got a chance of being included in HTML5, 
> whether you like it or not.

Sorry, can you explain that last statement in terms of
this group's charter ?  My understanding is that if the
group mandates that LONGDESC /should/ appear, then it
will.

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Saturday, 6 September 2008 18:39:34 GMT

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