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Longdesc support in Opera 8 Re: Against test 9 (d-links)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2005 19:52:16 +0200
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.sr2bxeq5wxe0ny@pc048.qadoc.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 08 Jun 2005 01:49:34 +0200, Patrick H. Lauke  
<redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:

> Agreed. True, browsers still don't offer support for longdesc (as in  
> exposing it to the user in any sensible manner), but if we don't  
> deprecate it the onus falls...surprise...on the web developer to patch  
> this gap.

Hi folks,

we have a userJS extension to Opera which you can install to provide a  
link wherever there is a longdesc (img, frame, etc) and similar things  
like the cite attribute of blockquote elements. (It currently places a  
link whose text is "[more]" where a d-link might be placed by an author.

If you have Opera 8 and have not enabled userJS the userJS.org site  
contains a page that explains it, as well as links to this and other  

Anyway, this particular extension is available at  
http://userjs.org/scripts/browser/enhancements/frameset-links - feel free  
to provide feedback about what it does right or wrong for you so we can  
refine it.



Charles McCathieNevile                              chaals@opera.com
          hablo español - je parle français - jeg lærer norsk
   Here's one we prepared earlier:   http://www.opera.com/download
Received on Wednesday, 8 June 2005 17:52:35 UTC

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