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=== Guy Moreau (Tuesday, 16 July) ===
 
=== Guy Moreau (Tuesday, 16 July) ===
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[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23287 Bug 23287 strengthen requirement for user access to longdesc]
  
 
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0034.html Comment on HTML-longdesc Last Call.]
 
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0034.html Comment on HTML-longdesc Last Call.]
 
** [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0043.html Reply from Chaals 17 July]
 
** [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0043.html Reply from Chaals 17 July]
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23287 Bug 23287 strengthen requirement for user access to longdesc]
 
  
 
==== Proposed response to Guy ====
 
==== Proposed response to Guy ====
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=== Richards, Jan (Tuesday, 16 July) ===
 
=== Richards, Jan (Tuesday, 16 July) ===
 
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0031.html RE: Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Last Call]
 
  
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23288 Bug 23288 Reference for Authoring and Repair]
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23288 Bug 23288 Reference for Authoring and Repair]
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* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0031.html RE: Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Last Call]
  
 
===  James Craig (Tuesday, 16 July) ===
 
===  James Craig (Tuesday, 16 July) ===
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[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23291 Bug 23291 add statements about when longdesc is inapproppriate]
  
 
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0032.html Re: Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Last Call]
 
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0032.html Re: Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Last Call]
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* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Aug/0034.html Reply from Doug Schepers 15 August]
 
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Aug/0034.html Reply from Doug Schepers 15 August]
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23291 Bug 23291 add statements about when longdesc is inapproppriate]
 
  
 
==== Proposed response to James and Mathew ====
 
==== Proposed response to James and Mathew ====
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=== Matthew Turvey (Tuesday, 16 July) ===
 
=== Matthew Turvey (Tuesday, 16 July) ===
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0033.html Re: Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Last Call] [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0032.html (Related to comment from James Craig)]
 
 
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23291 Bug 23291 add statements about when longdesc is inapproppriate] - See above.
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23291 Bug 23291 add statements about when longdesc is inapproppriate] - See above.
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* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0033.html Re: Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Last Call] [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Jul/0032.html (Related to comment from James Craig)]
  
 
=== Andrew Kirkpatrick (Friday, 23 August) ===
 
=== Andrew Kirkpatrick (Friday, 23 August) ===
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===  Shawn Henry/EOWG (Monday, 16 September) ===
 
===  Shawn Henry/EOWG (Monday, 16 September) ===
 
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Sep/0037.html EOWG Comments on longdesc]
 
  
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23289 Bug 23289 Suggested editorial fixes from EOWG]
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23289 Bug 23289 Suggested editorial fixes from EOWG]
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* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Sep/0037.html EOWG Comments on longdesc]
  
 
=== Charles McCathie Nevile (Monday, 16 September) ===
 
=== Charles McCathie Nevile (Monday, 16 September) ===
 
* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Sep/0034.html comment on Longdesc extension]
 
  
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23290 Bug 23290 Additional use case for discoverability of long descriptions]
 
[https://www.w3.org/bugzilla_public/show_bug.cgi?id=23290 Bug 23290 Additional use case for discoverability of long descriptions]
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* [http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2013Sep/0034.html comment on Longdesc extension]
  
 
==== Proposed Response to Yandex ====
 
==== Proposed Response to Yandex ====

Revision as of 14:56, 19 September 2013

Last Call Comments

Guy Moreau (Tuesday, 16 July)

Bug 23287 strengthen requirement for user access to longdesc

Proposed response to Guy

No. Constraining user intereaction too much is probably a bad idea before we have much experience. There are also viable implementation strategies which use an interaction very different to that of ordinary links (e.g. the interaction in the Tell Me More extension).

Richards, Jan (Tuesday, 16 July)

Bug 23288 Reference for Authoring and Repair

James Craig (Tuesday, 16 July)

Bug 23291 add statements about when longdesc is inapproppriate

Related discussion on MathML

Related discussion on SVG Accessibility

Proposed response to James and Mathew

The use of longdesc is not ipso facto inappropriate in these cases, as it provides discoverability, and in certain situations provides access that is otherwise unavailable. However, it is clearly inappropriate to simply relying on longdesc instead of, for example, providing a MathML version of mathematical content, or ensuring that an SVG image uses the accessibility features of the format.

A statement to that effect should be added as informative advice in the section on Authoring requirements.

Matthew Turvey (Tuesday, 16 July)

Bug 23291 add statements about when longdesc is inapproppriate - See above.

Andrew Kirkpatrick (Friday, 23 August)

Shawn Henry/EOWG (Monday, 16 September)

Bug 23289 Suggested editorial fixes from EOWG

Charles McCathie Nevile (Monday, 16 September)

Bug 23290 Additional use case for discoverability of long descriptions

Proposed Response to Yandex

Yes --Charles McCathie Nevile 14:46, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

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