[whatwg] Question regarding accessibility for img

Geoffrey Sneddon foolistbar at googlemail.com
Sun Nov 30 08:46:31 PST 2008

On 30 Nov 2008, at 16:40, Pentasis wrote:

> I notice that it says in the spec under the img-section:
> "There has been some suggestion that the longdesc attribute from  
> HTML4, or some other mechanism that is more powerful than alt="",  
> should be included. This has not yet been considered."
> May I ask why it has not been considered (yet)?

Because there's an issues list of several thousand issues, and as such  
not all issues have been considered. If we could do everything at once  
we'd have a spec instantly. :)

Geoffrey Sneddon

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