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Re: aria-describedby vs longdesc [was: Re: Opera 10.10 recently added longdesc support]

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 21:53:53 +0200
Message-ID: <4AAFF0D1.8070103@lachy.id.au>
To: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
Cc: HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>, public-pfwg-comments@w3.org
Jim Jewett wrote:
> Laura L. Carlson wrote:
>
>> (NOTE: it is understood that aria-describedby cannot point off page directly.)
>
> Ouch.  Is it too late to allow URLs in place of IDREFs?  (IDREFs could
> of course still be done as #fragments.)

That would just be reinventing longdesc with a different name without 
solving any of the problems that longdesc has.

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Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
http://lachy.id.au/
http://www.opera.com/
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