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

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Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 08:19:47 +0000
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--- Comment #57 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> 2010-10-14 08:19:46 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #56)

> Maybe it would be possible to encourage users to explain the poster content in
> the @alt attribute, too, e.g.
> 
> <video src="video.ogv" poster="image.png" alt="a video about HTML5, poster
> showing Ian Hickson - editor of HTML5 spec" controls>
> </video>
> 

"poster" or "poster frame" is a term of art in this context. Typical users
won't know what it means. It should not go in text that will be presented to
end users.

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