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Re: ISSUE 30 @longdesc use cases

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:39:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4C73935D.5060103@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, Barry McMullin <barry.mcmullin@dcu.ie>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
On 24.08.2010 02:31, Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> There was no way, prior to hidden="", to initially hide the application
> page (which is useless until the user is logged in). Authors used
> display:none to fake this, but that has poor accessibility results; for
> example, it means any user agent without CSS support would see the content
> that was intended to be hidden.
> ...

So do you expect UAs to be released that do not support CSS but *do* 
support the new hidden attribute?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 24 August 2010 09:40:29 UTC

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