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RE: D-links (was Conformance Testing Proposal)

From: Marja-Riitta Koivunen <marja@annotea.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2004 12:10:06 -0400
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20040409115818.0551d520@mail.annotea.org>
To: <caldwell@trace.wisc.edu>, "'WAI-GL'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Deprecation and explanations + help/suggestions for ua developers seems to 
me like a good approach.

Marja

At 11:28 AM 4/8/2004 -0500, Ben Caldwell wrote:

>Though it still needs some work, note that this technique has already been
>identified as deprecated in the latest draft of HTML Techniques [1].
>
>One of the advantages of deprecating the technique (vs. removing it
>completely) is that it gives us an opportunity to explain to authors why we
>are no longer recommending the use of d-link. As we expand the information
>in the techniques draft to include specific details about user agent support
>for the longdesc attribute, this should help authors to understand which
>technique or combination of techniques is appropriate and leaves the door
>open for use of d-link when authors are specifically targeting support for
>older user agents.
>
>[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS/#dlink
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