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Re: longdesc verbiage

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 19:51:41 +1000
Message-ID: <BANLkTinwe7JA+=Bj6PjrbXYDyuMXCyeD6A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Hi Laura,

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 7:25 PM, Laura Carlson
<laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Silvia, Ben, Chaals, Rich, John, and Everyone,
> Silvia, thank you very much for thinking outside of the box and
> proposing longdesc spec text. Your text for the img section goes quite
> a bit further than talking about adding the image to the longdesc
> page. It doesn't seem that we have agreement on expanding the
> proposal's current spec text [1].  Do you think that the images should
> be removed from the rendering section? [2] We certainly can pull them
> out if they are not helpful.

They are good for making a case, but I doubt they are good in the
spec. Are you expecting spec text to be taken over word-by-word from
what this group will be proposing?

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