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RE: ISSUE-30 (Longdesc) Change Proposal

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 17:53:17 -0700 (PDT)
To: "'Jonas Sicking'" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: "'Leif Halvard Silli'" <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <008601ca58fb$5e1747a0$1a45d6e0$@edu>
Jonas Sicking wrote:
> 
> Can you provide an example where @aria-describedby does not work as
> well as @longdesc in the real world?

http://www.cssquirrel.com/comic/?comic=42

The author is currently using a belt and suspenders solution, but using
additional CSS to move the in-page link required by aria-describedby off
screen - clearly signaling his visual intent and desire.  @longdesc
delivers that intent natively, with no additional 'configuration' or CSS
styling required.

JF
Received on Friday, 30 October 2009 00:54:07 UTC

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