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Re: longdesc Re: Clarification of rational for deprecation...

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 12:21:16 +0000
Message-ID: <47A9A63C.9040406@cfit.ie>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> In conclusion, I think the rationale for deprecating the attribute fails to take appropraite account of how its accessibility use case plays out in the real world, and of what it offers people. 
>It may be appropriate to develop a new and hopefully better alternative to longdesc alongside the current HTML 4 version, but I have not seen any proposal that actually meets the same needs. 
>I therefore think we should not deprecate the attribute. 

Rather elegantly put chaals :-)

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