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Re: new long description attribute (was Re: {minutes}} HTML WG telecon 2012-09-06)

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 14:55:37 -0400
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120906185537.GH6651@concerto.rednote.net>

Judy made the point that nothing was explained on today's calls, neither
the TF nor the WG calls, that hasn't been previously explained in
multiple venues over mnay months.

Thanks, Laura, for this specific documentation of one such item.

Janina

Laura Carlson writes:
> Hi Sam,
> 
> > <rubys> ... perhaps "LongdescZeroEdit" could be be updated
> > to advocate a new "describedby" (sans "aria-") attribute?
> >
> > Sam: someone proposed a specific HTML attribute
> >
> > Janina: I suggested this in the TF meeting.
> 
> August 8, 2010 Bug:
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10455
> (it was originally named  "describedby" (sans "aria-"))
> 
> I didn't  pursue it as it reinvents the wheel.
> http://www.d.umn.edu/~lcarlson/research/constriants/newattribute.html
> 
> Best Regards,
> Laura
> --
> Laura L. Carlson

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