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Re: figure role backgrounds

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:45:49 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78gYzqyENTO_6MCWxxbY7SwFt6rad_7-u0WE8BJduYX=7w@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-aria@w3.org, Richard Schwerdtfeger <richschwer@gmail.com>
Cc: Dominic Mazzoni <dmazzoni@google.com>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, James Teh <jamie@nvaccess.org>, Joanmarie Diggs <jdiggs@igalia.com>, public-svg-a11y@w3.org, Alexander Surkov <surkov.alexander@gmail.com>
> The SVG accessibility effort does not want to piece part chunks of host language elements in the middle of an SVG document which needs to stand alone. Not all SVG documents are embedded in HTML. So, sticking an HTML figure element inside of an SVG document is a non-starter.

This seems diametrically opposed to the efforts of the SVG WG, who no
longer wish to duplicate HTML efforts and are working on making it
easier to use both together. I don't understand why the SVG
accessibility effort would chose a different direction from the SVG

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