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Re: Notice of impending Formal Objection to Issue 30 Decision (@longdesc)

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 13:08:43 +0200
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Message-ID: <20100813130843818530.92a4595b@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Charles McCathieNevile, Fri, 13 Aug 2010 06:15:13 +0800:

> It may be the case that a future version of 
> ARIA can change this. However, this boils down to having exactly the 
> same attribute, with a new name, available on more elements, in some 
> unspecified future when ARIA 2 is ready.

Well pointed out. 

Which begs the question: why not rather put @longdesc directly into 
ARIA, and just globalize @longdesc, as a native attribute - to all - 
relevant - elements in HTML5?
leif halvard silli
Received on Friday, 13 August 2010 11:09:16 UTC

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