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Re: Adaptive Image Element Proposal

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 06:40:23 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpvcAub=xYawUgtta5UrjiBpsV66fkQwJrbQkt+gn1UiUVQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>, Mathew Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com>, Peter Winnberg <peter.winnberg@gmail.com>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, "public-respimg@w3.org" <public-respimg@w3.org>
Hi Leif,

> Both ideas - <pictcaption> and <desc> - have the problem that until
> support is ready, it is hard to avoid that users receive both the short
> and the long alternative text.

Yes. alt and and longdesc  are native HTML attributes that could work
just fine for <picture>. No need to reinvent the wheel or add needless

Best Regards,
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Thursday, 6 September 2012 11:43:45 GMT

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