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Re: ERT 1.1.B

From: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown.scheuhammer@utoronto.ca>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 1999 14:22:57 -0400
Message-ID: <37D011F2.D3A1E1E4@utoronto.ca>
To: Chris Ridpath <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>
CC: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org

Chris Ridpath wrote:
> Perhaps the language is not clear. The intention is to suggest an existing
> LONGDESC for a file that does not have a LONGDESC.
> If the same image is used in two places on a site and one image has a
> LONGDESC while the other does not, suggest that the image without the
> LONGDESC use the LONGDESC from the image that has one.
> Does that make sense?
> Chris R.

Getting a bit wordy maybe?  How about:

If another document on the same site references a LONDESC for the image,
then suggest that LONDESC file.

Which, unfortunately, leads to the question:  What if the same image has
multiple long descriptions depending on the context it appears in?  I
guess you offer all existing LONDESC files for that image.

'Die Wahrheit ist Irgendwo da Draussen.'
             - C. Carter -
Received on Friday, 3 September 1999 14:11:13 UTC

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