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[Bug 10455] Mint a describedby attribute for the img element

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Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2010 04:43:43 +0000
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--- Comment #77 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>  2010-09-03 04:43:37 ---
FYI, this bug got a sister: bug 10455, "Mint a link type for pointing to long
descriptions (rel="longdesc")"

(In reply to comment #39)
> (In reply to comment #37)

> > I want to point out that for the code example above, the only link text
> > is the @alt text. Thus the alt text has to serve a double cause: as link
> > text and as @alt text.
> 
> That's the common case for alt text today. I don't know what problem this
> solves. 

WCAG 2.0 technique G73 only demonstrate how to use *adjacent* links as
description links. An image wrapped in a link is only discussed from the angle
of creating images as links, including invisible image links.

http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-HTML-TECHS/G73

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