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[Bug 12590] @role=presentation for IMG should also require that @title is empty

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Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 14:20:27 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12590

--- Comment #7 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-05-10 14:20:26 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> (In reply to comment #4)
> >That is: they don't read the @title in that case? Do you have a list of AT
> >which behave different from VoiceOver? 
> 
> correct, any AT that use an accessibility API to convey image information.

But you have, according to what you write below, no tests which show this.

> >I have checked your table with 'Screen reader software support for the TITLE
> >attribute' from 2005, and for some reason, for the IMG element it says "not
> >tested":
> >http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/articles/WE05/forms.html
> 
> thats because i didn't get around to testing it at the time.

So you actually have *no* documentatation of the most important issue.

You also  "forgot" to answer what happens to the Appple web site example in
Comment #0. Giving that IMG the role=presentation would take away the link text
from the AT user.

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