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Re: LONGDESC in HTML5?

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From: Steven Faulkner
Date: Sep 25, 2010 1:54PM


Hi Vlad,

>Please provide examples.
there are examples here: http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/


regards
Stevef


On 25 September 2010 20:38, Vlad Alexander < <EMAIL REMOVED> >wrote:

> Steve wrote: "But the content of alt is not defined as a 'textual
> replacement' it is
> defined as a 'text alternative'."
>
> What does 'text alternative' mean to you?
>
> Steve wrote: "At times it makes sense for text alternatives to be textual
> replacements at other times it does not."
>
> Please provide examples.
>
> Steve wrote:
> --- start ---
> This is an <a href="inline-definition.html">inline link</a>.
>
> take away the link:
>
> This is an inline link.
>
> meaning and functionality is lost.
> --- end ---
>
> Your example is very similar to "click here" example. This is bad writing
> for the Web. A better way to write this is:
>
> An <a href="inline-definition.html">inline link</a> is used for ....
>
> Steve wrote:
> --- start ---
> the same can be said for any interactive and non text objects
>
> here is a list of links lifted form the MLB site:
>
> Scoreboard Standings Schedule Stats Players News Video
> --- end ---
>
> Actually, that is not what gets pasted into Notepad. When you paste into
> Notepad you get the following which is easy to read and can be quite useful:
>
> MLB.com
>
> mlb.jp
> LasMayores.com
> www.mlb.cn
> www.mlbkorea.com
>
> Low Bandwidth Site
>
> Register
> My MLB.com (Login)
>
> Fan Forum
> Search Go
>
> Top Searches:
> Lincecum
> Phillies
> A-Rod
>
> Postseason
>
> MLB Sites
> Scoreboard
> Standings
> Schedule
> Stats
> Players
> News
> Video
> Tickets
> Mobile
> Shop
> Auction
> Fantasy
>
>
> Steve wrote: "The issue is that you (vlad) always put an image in in the
> context as part
> of a narrative"
>
> Isn't that how images are supposed to be used?
>
> Steve wrote: "...yes images are sometimes used like that, but often times
> they are not"
>
> Please provide mainstream and best practice examples to demonstrate your
> point.
>
> Take care,
> -Vlad
>
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