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Re: Proposal for <canvas src> to allow images with structured fallback by Tab Atkins Jr.

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 09:28:55 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=fokG3YS4t=aC45UZvZFTZC+F7Tzz_axBfnP5k@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "jackalmage@gmail.com" <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Hi Leif,

Tab's email proposed using "<canvas> over <img longdesc>".

>> How did you come to the conclusion it is not a viable solution?
>
> Viable solution to which problem?
>
> * Did you mean a "viable replacement-for-<img@longdesc solution"?
> If you meant the former, then the reasoning in Laura's change proposal
> explains very well why it isn't a viable solution. [1] But if you meant
> the latter, then it looks as if it could be a viable solution. Laura's
> change proposal is however about the former and not the altter. Hence I
> choose to believe that Laura did not express herself about wether it is
> a solution to the latter problem.

Yes, Leif, I meant, <canvas src> is not viable solution for longdesc.

Best Regards,
Laura
[1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/InstateLongdesc#.3Ccanvas_src.3E

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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 8 March 2011 15:30:28 UTC

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