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Jonas' longdesc proposal

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 07:01:32 -0500
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From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 06:59:34 -0500
Subject: Re: ISSUE-30 longdesc - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG LIST <public-html@w3.org>

Hi Jonas,

> Ugh, I'm really sorry to send this so late, but here is my change proposal.
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/DeprecateLongdesc
> I'll likely tweak it a bit over the weekend and I'd love to get help
> from anyone who's willing to. In particular I'd like to add a section
> showing how to use aria-describedby to get the various behaviors that
> people have been bringing up in use cases.

That would be helpful.

One question. There is no such thing as "deprecated" in HTML5. And
under the Conformance Classes Changes section you say "No change." So
longdesc is still obsolete in your proposal. Is that correct?

Best Regards,
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Saturday, 25 June 2011 12:02:07 UTC

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