Re: closing issue-30 longdesc in favor of aria-describedby [was: Consolidated issues ...]

On Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:59:43 +0600, Maciej Stachowiak <>  

> On Aug 12, 2009, at 9:08 AM, Dan Connolly wrote:
>> On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 00:33 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>> Based on what Henri says, I instead suggest closing ISSUE-30, unless
>>> someone objects.
>> Works for me.

Not for me at this stage.

>> But let's be as clear as we can in subject lines.
>> It might be worth using the announce list for proposals
>> to close issues. And let's not rely on issue numbers alone;
>> i.e. let's not rely on people who
>> are interested in, for example, longdesc remembering
>> it as issue-30.
> I take back the suggestion to close it right away, since there is at  
> least some minor disagreement. Follow-up discussion to come later.

Thanks. I think the next action might be on me, to report on our  
experience of actually *implementing* this attribute in a mainstream  
browser, and how we think it does/will compare to aria-describedBy. Can I  
please have an action to do the same, provisionally due about 18 Septmeber?



Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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