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[Bug 10642] No alternative text description for video key frame (poster)

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Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2010 20:20:20 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10642

--- Comment #83 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> 2010-11-15 20:20:17 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #81)
> one of the ideas I have discussed with some people is having the poster
> attribute accept an ID  which can be the ID of an <img> element anywhere on the
> page. In this way a new element/attribute is not required as the alt of the
> <img> will be the alt for the poster.

It seems unlikely that the poster frame would be displayed as an image in a
separate place on the page. The whole point of the poster frame is that it is a
temporary placeholder for the video, and it goes away as soon as the video
starts playing.

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