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

On 03/21/2012 06:59 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Sam Ruby<>  wrote:
>> 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
>> need?
> I can now. Please find a proposal for aria-describedat under
> discussion at
> .
> I expect that this attribute will be added to Aria 1.1 and it
> satisfies the needs of Issue 194.
> I would therefore like to repeat my request to not resolve this issue
> at this time.

Do you have a proposal for when this should be resolved?

> Best Regards,
> Silvia.

- Sam Ruby

Received on Thursday, 22 March 2012 00:15:46 UTC