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Re: Alternate proposal for ISSUE-30 longdesc

From: Shelley Powers <shelleypowers@burningbird.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 14:56:59 -0600
Message-ID: <4B82EF9B.3090700@burningbird.net>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, HTMLwg WG <public-html@w3.org>
Shelley Powers wrote:
> Sam Ruby wrote:
>> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>>
>>> bgcolor was deprecated in HTML4.01, "Deprecated" being the closest 
>>> status HTML4.01 had to HTML5's "Obsolete but conforming". So my 
>>> proposal would actually treat longdesc the exact same way we have 
>>> treated bgcolor, just one spec cycle behind.
>>
>> <co-chair hat off>
>>
>> The notion that HTML5 introduces of "Obsolete but conforming" should 
>> be revisited.
>>
>> - Sam Ruby
>>
>>
> I agree with this one: the way we have it now will introduce all sorts 
> of confusion.
>
> I think I had an issue on this once, before we started the current 
> decision process. I closed the issue. I suppose we should check to see 
> if there's a bug and if not, start one. I suppose I should, but I'm so 
> tired of writing.
>
> Shelley
>
>
>
Yup, it was Issue 72.

Shelley
Received on Monday, 22 February 2010 20:57:38 GMT

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