Re: two failings of XLink

On Friday, September 27, 2002, at 03:05 PM, Ann Navarro wrote:

> The HTML WG can't simplify our needs based on whether something like 
> 'longdesc' is or isn't typically used. It is a constraint placed on us 
> by the WAI folks, which means it's a constraint placed on our 
> acceptance of linking solutions.
> We have not yet been able to craft an acceptable solution that 
> encompasses those requirements within the constraints of XLink. 
> Therefore, we floated a proposal that would (HLink), and have asked 
> TAG for assistance (where we got 'deal with it').

OK, what would the HLink markup look like for the kind of longdesc 
example I proposed, with an arbitrary different number of languages, 
and maybe audio versions?  The more example-dense this discussion gets 
the more useful it gets, to me anyhow. -Tim

Received on Friday, 27 September 2002 15:08:58 UTC