Re: ISSUE-194: full-transcript - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals

On 03/14/2012 08:27 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> Dear Chairs,
> May I suggest that the resolution of this issue is dependent on the
> resolution of several other issues and discussions currently under
> way. I therefore propose to delay dealing with this issue until such
> other issues are resolved. This includes in particular the @longdesc
> discussion.
> In my mind, it is possible that the HTML WG decides that there is
> sufficient need for a general mechanism to add off-page textual
> representations to certain complex elements to HTML5, elements such as
> canvas, img, video, audio, table, or figure. If such a general
> mechanism were added - which could be called @longdesc or @href or
> @transcript - such a mechanism would fulfill the needs of this issue.

Can you cite any existing proposal that, if adopted, would address this 

> Therefore I do not believe we are able to resolve this issue in the
> best possible manner just yet and a deadline of 21st March is far too
> soon to deal with this issue.
> Best Regards,
> Silvia.

- Sam Ruby

Received on Thursday, 15 March 2012 01:28:48 UTC