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Re: aside and figure elements

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 11:14:56 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTimge8ut1S4fwi3oR6i1CbWjNmEmsJ0ApBF36m0x@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Shelley,

>> The alt attribute must be provided regardless of figcaption, as figure
>> is defined now.
>
> Good catch Shelley. Okay, how about restricting it to:
>
> When a figure has an image as sole content use a  <figcaption> as the
> accessible name for the image. But in scenarios of multiple images in
> a figure element alt rules apply.

Another option would be to restrict figure to just images and forget
it as a grouping mechanism.

Best Regards,
Laura

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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Monday, 7 June 2010 16:44:11 UTC

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