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Re: Acessibility of <audio> and <video>

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 17:34:22 +0200
To: "Edward O'Connor" <hober0@gmail.com>, "Justin James" <j_james@mindspring.com>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ugf77kwb64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008 17:19:43 +0200, Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>  
> This is because, for legacy reasons, <img> is an empty element, and so
> its text equivalent lives in an attribute, whereas <audio> and <video>
> both support rich fallback via their content.

Actually, I think the idea is that the content stream itself is  
accessible. The contents of the <audio> and <video> element are a) for  
<source> elements and b) for user agents not supporting <audio> and  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 25 August 2008 15:35:12 UTC

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