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Re: closing issue-30 longdesc in favor of aria-describedby [was: Consolidated issues ...]

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 22:40:12 +0600
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "HTMLWG WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uzm1xaizwxe0ny@widsith.local>
On Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:59:43 +0600, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  
wrote:

>
> On Aug 12, 2009, at 9:08 AM, Dan Connolly wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 00:33 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>> Based on what Henri says, I instead suggest closing ISSUE-30, unless
>>> someone objects.
>>
>> Works for me.

Not for me at this stage.

>> But let's be as clear as we can in subject lines.
>> It might be worth using the announce list for proposals
>> to close issues. And let's not rely on issue numbers alone;
>> i.e. let's not rely on people who
>> are interested in, for example, longdesc remembering
>> it as issue-30.
>
> I take back the suggestion to close it right away, since there is at  
> least some minor disagreement. Follow-up discussion to come later.

Thanks. I think the next action might be on me, to report on our  
experience of actually *implementing* this attribute in a mainstream  
browser, and how we think it does/will compare to aria-describedBy. Can I  
please have an action to do the same, provisionally due about 18 Septmeber?

Cheers

Chaals

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