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RE: ISSUE-30 (Longdesc) Change Proposal

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:14:31 -0700 (PDT)
To: "'Leif Halvard Silli'" <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, "'Jonas Sicking'" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "'Joshue O Connor'" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <chaals@opera.com>, <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004a01ca598c$d3862d80$7a928880$@edu>
Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> And at the same time making "</head><body>" obligatory? Do you
> make a user agent where an anchor in the <head> is possible? It
> ain't possible in Webkit, at least. Unless you meant to use
> <link>? I don't think this is a good idea.

I concur, as once again it is more complicated than simply adding
@longdesc - costs more in byte size, is more difficult to explain to
authors, does not have universal support across UA's, etc.

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