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Re: ISSUE-30 longdesc - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 12:42:01 -0500
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=8qoAftxe1JT6dMcgbE2tTPddXyw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ranon, Marco" <Marco.Ranon@rnib.org.uk>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Hi Marco,

> From our experience, nowadays most screen readers support longdesc but
> still it isn't available to sighted keyboard users.

Innovative browser vendors and developers provide ways that make
longdesc discoverable to sighted users.
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/InstateLongdesc/Implementation#Browser_Discoverability_of_longdesc

This is reflected in the new spec text for the rendering section:
http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/research/ld-rendering2.html

Best Regards,
Laura
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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Friday, 17 June 2011 17:42:37 GMT

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