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

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Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 11:34:20 +0000
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Artur Ortega <ortega@yahoo-inc.com> changed:

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--- Comment #10 from Artur Ortega <ortega@yahoo-inc.com> 2010-09-30 11:34:19 UTC ---
I give you a very classy example: Casablanca

If you switch off your screen and use NVDA or VoiceOver and navigate to

Please go to the first film poster on the wiki and read the ALT attribute. Does
it create any image in your head? Does it give you a sense of the flair of the

I'm someone who is blind and who goes regularly to the cinema. I take the
description of film posters as part of my decision of going into a particular
screening. It will be the same for the decision if I want to press play on the
<video/> element. But most importantly it's a very important information which
puts you into a particular expection mood for a film. Why should someone who is
blind be excluded?

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