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Re: Support for LONGDESC

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 23:16:23 -0700
Message-Id: <a05101002b977bca58fd0@[10.0.1.2]>
To: Brian Kelly <b.kelly@ukoln.ac.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Cc: b.kelly@ukoln.ac.uk

At 10:46 AM +0000 8/6/02, Brian Kelly wrote:
>If use of longdesc is needed to future-proof Web resources for when
>browser support is available, are their any guidelines on using
>longdesc?

You know, even though there's limited longdesc support available
now in a few browsers, it would really make sense for us to look at
what it would take to begin to abandon the longdesc attribute and
start using appropriate XLink constructions instead.

Al, Chaalz, others, what are your thoughts on this?  Should we
encourage transition to XLink as a strategy for "future-proofing"?

--Kynn

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