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[whatwg] Question regarding accessibility for img

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 16:46:31 +0000
Message-ID: <E31C3362-612D-420A-AFB3-1A2107872BA0@googlemail.com>

On 30 Nov 2008, at 16:40, Pentasis wrote:

> I notice that it says in the spec under the img-section:
> "There has been some suggestion that the longdesc attribute from  
> HTML4, or some other mechanism that is more powerful than alt="",  
> should be included. This has not yet been considered."
> May I ask why it has not been considered (yet)?

Because there's an issues list of several thousand issues, and as such  
not all issues have been considered. If we could do everything at once  
we'd have a spec instantly. :)

Geoffrey Sneddon
Received on Sunday, 30 November 2008 08:46:31 UTC

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