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Re: ISSUE 30 @longdesc use cases

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 02:55:42 +0200
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, 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 Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <20100824025542109118.1360362e@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Jonas Sicking, Mon, 23 Aug 2010 16:07:00 -0700:

> Note that my example has nothing media-specific in it. AT tool users
> also do not see the content when it's read by a screen reader when the
> reader is reading the normal flow of the page.

The spec describes how @hidden sections may be made visible. When made 
visible, then all users would see what you had authored especially for 
AT users.

I hope you see that we have to use cases here: and A11Y and fallback 
use case, and a hidden/visible on/off feature. It is not meaningful to 
mix them together.
leif halvard silli
Received on Tuesday, 24 August 2010 00:56:24 UTC

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