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[Bug 14937] Replace poor coding example for figure with multiple images

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Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011 08:03:31 +0000
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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com> 2011-12-08 08:03:31 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> You obviously misunderstand, this issue has nothing to do with AT, your 'best
> practice' is based on a fiction that the title attribute content is available
> to all users via the browser, it is most evidently not.

It's based on potential future implementations not today's implementations.

An HTML WG decision discussed, and dismissed, the accessibility problems with
@title - taking the line that user agents could provide better access to @title
in the future:


For now, the examples in the spec are in line with that decision.

Challenging the specification for @title should be a precursor for challenging
particular examples that use @title.

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