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

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 14:45:28 -0500
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To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Hi Janina,

> 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.

Yes. Actually the same material has been rehashed for over two years.
Time has been wasted and nothing achieved, except delaying a decision.
Let's get on with it. People are waiting for longdesc to be included
in HTML5.

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

You are welcome.

Best Regards,
Laura

-- 
Laura L. Carlson


On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 1:55 PM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
>
> 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 26, 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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-- 
Laura L. Carlson
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