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ISSUE 30 @longdesc:Flash technique in latest WCAG2 techniques

From: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 10:46:22 -0400
Message-ID: <4c7d15a2.9882e50a.5239.426c@mx.google.com>
To: "'Laura Carlson'" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, "'Gregory J. Rosmaita'" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Cc: "'Joshue O Connor'" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "'HTML WG'" <public-html@w3.org>, "'W3C WAI-XTECH'" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, "'Barry McMullin'" <barry.mcmullin@dcu.ie>
Laura,
Maybe you might wish to highlight that  in this day and age too a Flash
equivalent for longdesc is being incorporated into WCAG 2 techniques-update.
This is a vote for longdesc and a recognition of its use for
accessibility-markup.    
See:
FLASH11: Providing a longer text description of an object
http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/2010/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20100708/FLASH11.html

Sailesh Panchang
Accessibility Services Manager (Web and Software)
Deque Systems Inc. (www.deque.com)
11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite #140,
Reston VA 20191
Phone: 703-225-0380 (ext 105)
E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
Received on Tuesday, 31 August 2010 14:46:33 GMT

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