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Re: conflation of issues or convergence of interests?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 15:14:13 +0200
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, public-html@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tv6e1zh064w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sat, 28 Jul 2007 15:11:06 +0200, Patrick H. Lauke  
<redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> If the new language requires a completely different architecture it is  
>> unlikely to be adopted. Or maybe it is adopted, but the accessibility  
>> features are not being put to use. I think it will be easier for  
>> features to become adopted if they don't require a lot of rethinking,  
>> but rather can be incrementally deployed. I think that's one of the  
>> reasons it's important to look how authors are solving problems now.
> Providing fallback inside the new proposed <video> and <audio> elements  
> is no different from fallback inside <object>, so architecture-wise I  
> see no difference.

I thought the question was what sites were using. Not what HTML 4 provides.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 28 July 2007 13:15:18 UTC

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