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Re: Drop longdesc, get aria-describedat?

From: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 18:49:44 -0400
Message-ID: <20120313184944.15886zjvrarz8v7s@wats.ca>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, RichardSchwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTMLAccessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Quoting Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>:

> As for the name: I'm really not that fussed. I have
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12964 to worry about.

Did you actually mean to reference this:

...which is the escalation of the bug you noted. I note that there is  
a call for Counter Proposals due March 21.

As well, there is a discrete difference between a full Transcript and  
a longer textual description of a media asset, and so I hope you are  
not conflating these two issues together.

Perhaps another thread or forum for that discussion?

Received on Tuesday, 13 March 2012 22:50:15 UTC

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