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Re: Is CHOICE a good solution? (was RE: Is longdesc a good solution? (was: Acessibility of <audio> and <video>))

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 12:05:47 -0700
To: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>
Message-Id: <FB3F6A55-4C7B-4E36-93A8-3B786C16EA9F@apple.com>
Cc: 'Lachlan Hunt' <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, wai-xtech@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

John Foliot wrote:

> Now, as a sighted user, I can tell you that, even from a smaller,  
> thumbnail
> version of the principle image (you know, this one:
> http://www.visualcomplexity.com/vc/images/592_big01.jpg, the one  
> without so
> much as an @alt value) that the 3 largest "wealth funds" are  
> Citigroup (the
> largest) followed by UBS and Merrill Lynch.  I wonder if any of the
> non-sighted readers here knew that?...


In the context of the gallery, that information is irrelevant. In the  
context of the images original use, it is the main content of the  
page, and so should be associated with the image via aria-describedby.  
This was the reason I mentioned the VC example.

James
Received on Monday, 8 September 2008 19:06:31 UTC

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