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Re: example spec text for longdesc

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 07:05:08 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=6CLbj2x6_44=0iK8h-PTxOSMZiQcru1fS3hc8@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Leif,

>> Based on Lachlan's and Henri's feedback I deleted the sentence,
>> "Conformance checkers should issue errors if the longdesc URL has
>> certain file suffixes, such as .gif, .jpeg, .png etc.)",
>
> +1 This wasn't as simple as I must admit that I thought it to be.
>
>> I could put something like it back if people think it would be
>> useful to have it as a warning. Do you think that the example
>> spec text is better with or without it?
>
> Instead of suffixes, we could require the @longesc URL to point to a
> #fragment ID.

Thanks for your all of your input on this Leif.

Henri, Lachlan, and Aryeh, if longdesc is reinstated into HTML do you
think this would be a good idea?

Thanks.

Best Regards,
Laura

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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Saturday, 26 March 2011 12:05:56 GMT

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