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Re: longdesc spec text

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 12:31:11 -0500
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=7QpxJjuLys7k4eaac0qxMpy26Ng@mail.gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Cc: Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>, Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Ben,

> The spec language likely needs to be carefully coordinated with:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/links.html#following-hyperlinks

What text would you suggest for for longdesc in the  4.8.1 the img
element section? I'm open to suggestions.

> especially if its intended to encourage implementations such
> as inline replacement, which the text above would seem to discourage.
> Most of the quoted text looks like it belongs in the informative
> "Rendering" section
> rather than in the section describing the "img" element:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/rendering.html#links-forms-and-navigation

We certainly could place it there. What do other people think?

Best Regards,

Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 26 April 2011 17:31:39 UTC

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