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Re: D-link and LONGDESC (GL type stuff)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 15:53:45 +1000 (EST)
To: WAI <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.980426155209.10321B-100000@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Sorry, yes. I was envisaging it in much the same way that Lynx currently 
gives the option of having a download link for each image.

Charles


> At 02:27 PM 25/04/98 +1000, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> >For a browser like Lynx, my suggestion 
> >is to add a 'D-link' link after any object which has a LONGDESC - 
>[snip]

On Sat, 25 Apr 1998, Liam Quinn replied:
 
> But Lynx is still used by people, and I wouldn't want people to see a page
> spattered with these strange "D-link" things unless they wanted it that
> way.  Lynx should, by default, hide D-links unless the user explicitly
> requests them (with some command key).  When shown, the D-links could
> probably just be "[D]" to minimize the visual disruption.
> 
> --
> Liam Quinn
> Web Design Group            Enhanced Designs, Web Site Development
> http://www.htmlhelp.com/    http://enhanced-designs.com/
> 
> 
Received on Sunday, 26 April 1998 02:13:06 GMT

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