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

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Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2010 21:20:18 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10642

--- Comment #84 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> 2010-11-15 21:20:15 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #83)
> (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.

i guess my thinking was more that it would be in the video element, so could
also serve as fallback if video was not supported.

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