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Re: Accessible HTML in Browsers??

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 10:38:25 -0500
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To: "B.K. DeLong" <bkdelong@naw.org>, w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
Cc: jongund@uiuc.edu

Yes, that's exactly what the User Agent Guidelines Working Group is for.
Jon Gunderson is Chair, and I am cc'ing this message to him

If you can put whoever at Netscape is actually working on accessibility
implementations in touch with Jon, or even directly with the working group
where it's been discussed, that would be appreciated all around. UAWG is at



At 10:00 AM 1/22/99 -0500, B.K. DeLong wrote:
>Does anyone know who I should talk to regarding how certain HTML tags and
>attributes function? For instance, Netscape says they've managed to get
>LONGDESC to function in their latest build of NGLAYOUT. However....they
>don't know how it should be implemented. They know it's supposed to be a
>URI but what happeneds if someone has a graphic that links somewhere else
>but also has a longdesc attribute?
>They allow the public to contribute to bug reports and I want to make sure
>all of this gets covered.
>B.K. DeLong                  360 Huntington Ave.
>Director                         Suite 140CSC-305
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>of Webmasters
Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 545 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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