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Re: Short and long descriptions for links

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 11:18:43 +0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <20041221111843.GC18182@us-lot.org>

On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 06:13:04AM -0500, Matthew J. Giustino wrote:
>    That aside, I still hold the position that "title" is the only  proper
>    attribute to use with an "a" element ( ie; hypertext link ).

For providing advisory information it is. There isn't any point in
providing a long description of an anchor element since its contents
can be text in the first place - and text shouldn't need to be
described (ASCII art being an interesting exception).

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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