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Re: Another summary of alt="" issues and why the spec says what it says

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 11:44:00 +0100
Message-ID: <48087B70.2080409@cam.ac.uk>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Steven Faulkner wrote:
> Hi Josh, i think you maybe missing something.
> 
> question - how does using aria-describedby help in this example (or
> rather how could it help as the expected AT behaviuor is not yet
> documented)
> 
> <h2>Photograph 2</h2>
>   <img src=321098412.jpeg>
>   <p>View North East from 23 High Street.</p>

FWIW this could be marked up in HTML 5 as :

<figure>
  <img src="=321098412.jpeg">
  <legend>View North East from 23 High Street.</legend>
</figure>

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