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Re: Longdesc support in Opera 8 Re: Against test 9 (d-links)

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2005 20:06:55 +0100
Message-ID: <42AB364F.1010409@splintered.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> we have a userJS extension to Opera which you can install to provide a  
> link wherever there is a longdesc (img, frame, etc) and similar things  
> like the cite attribute of blockquote elements. (It currently places a  
> link whose text is "[more]" where a d-link might be placed by an author.

On a similar note, ages ago I made a simple extension for Firefox to add 
some modicum of longdesc support (paradoxically, if an image has 
longdesc, plain vanilla Firefox recognises it, but only displays it if 
you choose to view an image's properties, and then it's not even 
The extension adds a new context menu for images with a longdesc, which 
can be used to jump to the URI specified.


(also see the experiment page under 
http://www.splintered.co.uk/experiments/55/ and, once installed, visit 
the demo page 

Patrick H. Lauke
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