Re: ISSUE-30 (Longdesc) Change Proposal

Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>>>>> Introducing longdesc into ARIA *and* make longdesc do - in ARIA -
>>>>> whatever you envision that ARIA-link could do, would a) increase the
>>>>> take up of longdesc, and b) be backward compatible and un-confusing.
>>>> I don't really follow. As already @aria-describedby is a long
>>>> descriptor, hampered only by its inability to ref a URI.
>>> How is it aria-describedby hampered, then, by not being a link, in your
>>> view? What do you mean by "link"? I think what you primarely have in
>>> mind is that we can include content that exist in another page. So, you
>>> just want the ARIA enabled User Agent to be able to collect the long
>>> description URI and present the content as part of the ARIA text
>>> equivalent computation behaviour.
>> Yes.
> And what about users of "low tech" AT?

Hey, I'm not the one who culled @longdesc in the first place lol :-)



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