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Re: Alternate proposal for ISSUE-30 longdesc

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 06:15:51 -0800
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, HTMLwg WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <9258BCC5-E6BE-450C-A146-89EDB4B312E9@apple.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>

On Feb 22, 2010, at 6:06 AM, Sam Ruby wrote:

> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> bgcolor was deprecated in HTML4.01, "Deprecated" being the closest  
>> status HTML4.01 had to HTML5's "Obsolete but conforming". So my  
>> proposal would actually treat longdesc the exact same way we have  
>> treated bgcolor, just one spec cycle behind.
> <co-chair hat off>
> The notion that HTML5 introduces of "Obsolete but conforming" should  
> be revisited.

<hat doffed to you too>

I'm not necessarily against revisiting that notion, but I'd rather  
keep that out of my Change Proposal (and preferably out of this  
particular issue in general).

Received on Monday, 22 February 2010 14:16:26 UTC

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