Re: [orca-list] Orca, Firefox/Gecko and the LONGDESC attribute
- From: Jason White <jason jasonjgw net>
- To: orca-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [orca-list] Orca, Firefox/Gecko and the LONGDESC attribute
- Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 22:30:59 +1100
Mallory van Achterberg <stommepoes stommepoes nl> wrote:
I'm not sure if this is relevant so much, because support for long-
descript was bad enough in other AT that web developers are not
encouraged to use it (also not D-LINKS for the same reason).
I'm well aware of ongoing discussions of this topic in relation to HTML 5.
However, several user-agents already support the attribute and I think it
should likewise be supported in Orca. There is, apparently, evidence that
LONGDESC is used on actual Web sites, so it isn't entirely a theoretical
I don't know how well the Firefox/Gecko support extends, however.
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