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Re: longdesc spec text

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 16:17:23 +0200
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>, Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110502161723341521.1a865fad@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Charles McCathieNevile, Sun, 01 May 2011 22:29:42 +0200:
> On Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:31:11 +0200, Laura Carlson :
> 
>> Hi Ben,
>> 
>>> The spec language likely needs to be carefully coordinated with:
>>> 
>>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/links.html#following-hyperlinks
>> 
>> What text would you suggest for for longdesc in the  4.8.1 the img
>> element section? I'm open to suggestions.
>> 
>>> especially if its intended to encourage implementations such
>>> as inline replacement, which the text above would seem to discourage.
>>> 
>>> Most of the quoted text looks like it belongs in the informative
>>> "Rendering" section rather than in the section describing the "img"
>>> element:
>>> 
>>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/rendering.html#links-forms-and-navigation
>> 
>> We certainly could place it there. What do other people think?
> 
> Makes sense. [...]

+1 To place it in rendering section rather than dropping.
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Leif H Silli
Received on Monday, 2 May 2011 14:17:56 UTC

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