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

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Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 09:38:18 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10642

Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> changed:

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--- Comment #5 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> 2010-09-30 09:38:17 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> (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.

What if poster isn't explicitly set, but that's what the default poster (either
the first frame of the video or set inside the media file) shows the same thing
as what you describe in your example?

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