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Re: SV: HTML Image Description Extension (longdesc) is a W3C Recommendation

From: Laura Carlson <lcarlson@d.umn.edu>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:27:50 -0600
Message-ID: <CA+M9-v_PHhLr1JtzCNuNm7W22Rw+WLy4gvbRrHeDmEcPZoWZGw@mail.gmail.com>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, Lisa Yayla <Lisa.Yayla@statped.no>
Hi Lisa,

The Implementation Report is at:
http://w3c.github.io/test-results/html-longdesc/cr-report.html

Best Regards,
Laura

On March 3, 2015 Lisa Yayla wrote:

> Hi,
>
> We are having a discussion about the usability of longdesc and different browsers.
>
> Do you know if there are any problems with the tag in different browsers.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Lisa Yayla

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Fra: Shawn Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org]
Sendt: 26. februar 2015 22:00
Til: WAI Interest Group
Emne: HTML Image Description Extension (longdesc) is a W3C Recommendation

Dear WAI Interest Group Participants,

The HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) has been published as
a W3C Recommendation at:
     http://www.w3.org/TR/html-longdesc

This specification ("HTML5-longdesc") enables web authors to provide
longer textual descriptions for complex images. HTML5-longdesc is an
extension specification that is part of the HTML5 family of
specifications [1]. HTML5-longdesc is part of W3C's work to ensure
that the Open Web Platform [2] is accessible to people with
disabilities [3].

HTML5-longdesc was developed in the HTML Accessibility Task Force [4],
a joint task force of the HTML Working Group and the WAI Protocols and
Formats Working Group (PFWG).

About the URI: The first URI above goes to the latest version of the
specification. The "dated" version of this Recommendation is:
<http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/REC-html-longdesc-20150226/> The difference
between these URIs is explained in Referencing and Linking to WAI
Guidelines and Technical Documents at:
<http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/linking>

Please let us know if you have any questions.
Feel free to circulate this message to other lists; please avoid
cross-postings where possible.

Regards,
Shawn Henry, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Outreach Coordinator
Liam Quinn, W3C Staff Contact for the HTML Accessibility Task Force
Judy Brewer, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Domain Lead Philippe
Le Hegaret, Interaction Domain Lead

[1] Blog about extension specifications
<http://www.w3.org/blog/2012/09/getting-html5-to-recommendatio/>
[2] Open Web Platform standards <http://www.w3.org/standards/> [3]
Accessibility - W3C
<http://www.w3.org/standards/webdesign/accessibility>
[4] Task Force <http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/html-accessibility-tf>



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University of Minnesota Duluth
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