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FW: [NVDA] #809: Support for longdesc in web browsers

From: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2012 07:52:15 -0800
To: "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "'HTML WG'" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00b201cdbdc9$085448f0$18fcdad0$@ca>
All,

Despite the fatigue we all have over @longdesc, we have yesterday evidence of increased support of this important attribute.

Thought I would share.

JF



> -----Original Message-----
> From: NVDA Trac [mailto:noreply+nvdaTrac@nvaccess.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2012 11:43 PM
> Cc: nvda-commits@lists.nvaccess.org
> Subject: Re: [NVDA] #809: Support for longdesc in web browsers
> 
> #809: Support for longdesc in web browsers
> --------------------------------+---------------------
>         Reporter:  rascaal      |       Owner:
>             Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  closed
>         Priority:  minor        |   Milestone:  2013.1
>        Component:  Browse mode  |     Version:  2010.1
>       Resolution:  fixed        |    Keywords:
> Operating system:               |  Blocked by:
>         Blocking:               |
> --------------------------------+---------------------
> Changes (by mdcurran):
> 
>  * status:  new => closed
>  * resolution:   => fixed
> 
> 
> Comment:
> 
>  Implemented in changeset:main,5605. NVDA will announce the existance
> of
>  the long description, and you can press NVDA+d to open it. Works in
> Gecko
>  (Firefox) and MSHTML (Internet Explorer).
> 
> --
> Ticket URL: <http://www.nvda-project.org/ticket/809#comment:7>
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