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Re: ISSUE-30 (Longdesc) Change Proposal

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 17:23:12 +0100
Message-ID: <4AEB12F0.3090902@xn--mlform-iua.no>
To: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Joshue O Connor On 09-10-30 17.06:

> Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 4:36 AM, Joshue O Connor:
>>> Jonas Sicking wrote:

    [...]

>> However I don't see a cowpath for @longdesc given how little it's been used.
> 
> It would be a good idea for us to look at why this was the case, and
> learn from it.


Is there any reason to think that @longdesc has failed for other 
reasons than other things that have failed in HTML?

 

I could mention: lack of a test suite. And I could mention lack of 
popular non-AT implementations. That latter issue makes Jonas' 
argumentation in parts circular.
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leif halvard silli
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