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RE: Long descriptions in <OBJECT>

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 10:43:53 +1000 (EST)
To: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.980731104030.16150A-100000@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
using PARAM to provide a LONGDESC for OBJECTs is analagous to using 
LONGDESC. It can point to a full document, with all the markup you could 
want. It can also handle the cascade of objects nicely.

The use of OBJECT content is slightly different - it is an either/or 

The sort of problem which PARAM could solve is where an OBJECT is used 
with a MAP, and it is desirable both to present the OBJECT, and to give 
users access to a fuller description of it.

This does not mean OBJECT should not have content - it MUST.

Charles McCathieNevile
Received on Thursday, 30 July 1998 21:06:01 UTC

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