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

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 13:08:40 +0200
Message-ID: <55687cf80804180408i458e959xe9e27ebdbf885fe7@mail.gmail.com>
To: "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Sorry, wrong example:

should have been:

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

but I can see the logic in

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

if

<figure>
<img src="=321098412.jpeg">
</figure>

is invalid.


regards
stevef


On 18/04/2008, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi James,
> thanks, I had seen he use of ,<legend> markup previously, and in this
> case it would  do away with the need for aria-descibed as the <legend>
> could be mapped to MSAA description.
>
> or this:
>
> <h2>Photograph 2</h2>
> <img src=321098412.jpeg alt="">
> <p>View North East from 23 High Street.</p>
>
> regards
> steve
>
> On 18/04/2008, James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > 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>
> >
> > --
> > "Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?"
> >  -- Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
> >
>
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG Europe
> Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium
>
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with regards

Steve Faulkner
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Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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