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Re: Image/Video/Audio Metadata (an alternative perspective of alt text)

From: Marghanita da Cruz <marghanita@ramin.com.au>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:35:27 +1000
Message-ID: <480D32CF.8000706@ramin.com.au>
To: "Dailey, David P." <david.dailey@sru.edu>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Dailey, David P. wrote:
> You may want to take a look at http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/MediaObject/publish/MediaObject.html

This looks useful. However, it seems to be more focussed on the objects 
technical information rather than artistic content - so, we would be looking to 
identify the poet/artist, rather than the author/creater of the html.

> Seems to have some relevance to the ongoing discussion of alt and metadata particularly as that conversation migrates, rather naturally, to things other than pictures.
> cheers
> David Dailey
> ________________________________
> Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> Is there any scope for including/enhancing the metadata for embedded content -
> or is the view that that should be embedded in the content itself?
> eg Attribution - Graphic Artist/Photographer, Subject, Date Taken, Type of Image
> (Photograph), rights, I currently include this in the ALT text with the hope
> that it is displayed in the mouseover.  It would also be useful to be able to
> format this.
> [...]

Marghanita da Cruz
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Received on Tuesday, 22 April 2008 01:22:51 UTC

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