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

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Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 09:27:52 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10642

--- Comment #4 from Everett Zufelt <everett@zufelt.ca> 2010-09-30 09:27:51 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> So presumably the title of the video would be sufficient?
> 
> If so, surely you'd want this regardless of whether a poster image has been
> explicitly provided or not, right?

No.  You presume incorrectly.  The title of the video, is different than the
alternative text for the post.

Title should always be required

Poster alt should be required whenever a poster has been explicitly set.

Title: 2010 Marathon Coverage
Poster alt: Sally Smith crossing the finish line with her hands upraised.

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