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Re: Open issues LONGDESC

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 1998 15:55:13 +1000 (EST)
To: Wendy A Chisholm <chisholm@trace.wisc.edu>
cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.980714155047.13322A@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
LONGDESC seems to be a solution to a problem that would largely go away 
if the OBJECT element were implemented properly. In the meantime I would 
recommend that OBJECT be used with content that includes (for example) 
the IMG element and a D-Link.

The only problem I have with that element is a UA one - it would be nice 
if all the pieces were accessible somehow, so that If I happen to get the 
movie I can still find (in a graphic example) the image and the 
alternative content by right-clicking or something.

(This gives complete access to the information without looking in the 
source. Not strictly necessary, but nicer in my opinion)

Charles McCathieNevile
Received on Tuesday, 14 July 1998 02:17:09 UTC

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