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Re: Text description for @poster (was RE: CP, ISSUE-30: Link longdesc to role of img [Was: hypothetical question on longdesc])

From: Leif H Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 02:50:50 +0200
To: laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com
Cc: silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com, html-a11y@w3.org, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <4908812595.1017283850@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Laura Carlson 26/3/'12,  19:13

> What this all boils down to is the ability to access content.

If so then host language feature versus ARIA should not matter.  What 
rather should matter: does what we have - ARIA - do the job? According to 
Silvia Aria-label should describe the poster. And so, from her perspective, 
it does the job.
 
> I hope that everyone in the HTML Working Group comprehends the big
> picture here. Increasingly HTML5 is relying on ARIA to provide for
> HTML5's accessibility failings.

It is not a problem that Aria is a good technology.

LHS 
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