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Re: img::longdesc: must it be a separate page?

From: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2005 08:39:32 -0400
Message-ID: <abd6c80105060605393aaa29aa@mail.gmail.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Would it be alright to have an element in the page that had a style
that was display: none but otherwise there?

Orion Adrian

On 6/6/05, Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net> wrote:
> Matthew Smith wrote:
> > Is there any reason why longdesc (img) cannot point to an anchor within
> > a page?  My thought was to have the long description at the very end of
> > the page, with a link back to an anchor where the image is.
> >
> > My reasoning is to improve performance by reducing the number of GETs.
> I did this once in the case of a page that had a description of a
> painting in it, I gave that description an ID and made that the
> longdesc. I was quite chuffed with the economy of this, but I think I
> would prefer to have the extra GET in cases where the description
> doesn't "naturally" appear in the first page anyway.
> --
> Regards,
> Jon Hanna
> "All good quotes are eventually attributed to Benjamin Franklin" -
> Benjamin Franklin
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