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Re: Identifying D-links with "rel"

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 1998 09:14:22 -0500
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To: nir dagan <dagan@upf.es>, dd@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
>Writing both D-link and longdesc is in the first place motivated 
>by backward compatibility with  HTML 3.2 and lower who don't 
>recognize longdesc.  Authors should recognize that in HTML3.2 
>it is _impossible_ to provide long descriptions of images, and should 
>be happy that with HTML4.0 it is possible. If they want to do hacks
>in order to get the impossible in HTML3.2 they should do these hacks 
>on their own.
There is some sediment that D-Links are useful in describing OBJECTs.

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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