Re: longdesc verbiage

Leif Halvard Silli, Tue, 10 May 2011 13:10:22 +0200:
> Laura Carlson, Mon, 9 May 2011 19:03:39 -0500:
>> Do you think we should keep the images in the rendering spec text or
>> delete them?
> Plusses: each img has a @longdesc = exemplifies.

           - and tells a user/usage story.


> Minuses: the img-s are quite big - could have been made smaller. (Some 
> or all of them display more browser chrome than strictly needed.)
> Ideas: 
> Could the images be edited so that at least each image pair is 
> presented side by side? Then readers see their relationship faster. 
> If you agree to that, then I'd suggest to also add two images for the 
> context-menu example too, where the second image could show a 
> "description window" in front of the main content window.
> The last example, with 3 images, I would also suggest to have side by 
> side.
> To present them side by side, you could may be use an ordered list 
> where the list items are inline blocks. Or may be you could use a 
> table. Or - may be the simplest (except that you may then need to 
> arrange the image caption differently) -  you can simply place the 
> related IMG elements side by side - it seems the spec treats such 
> images as inline images, so they would be rendered side by side. (I 
> have looked through all the 23 images in the spec - see for instance 
>  - 
> which has two images side by side.)
> -- 
> Leif H Silli

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