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Re: Adaptive Image Element Proposal

From: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2012 22:06:35 +0100
To: public-html@w3.org
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On Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:41:49 +0100, Leif Halvard Silli  
<xn--mlform-iua@målform.no> wrote:

> If we say that <picture> should have img role, then we imply that
> alternative text should be provided via an attribute.

Why?

> This means that
> AT will pick the alternative text from the img element, as long as they
> don't support picture. Fine. But it also means that at the moment when
> picture support is enabled, they will suddenly start to take the
> alternative text from another element - picture.

Why? Can't we require UAs to take alt from content (fallback <img>) even  
in that case? Basically behave *as if* there was alt on the picture, but  
don't actually use `alt` attribute to implement that?

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regards, Kornel
Received on Tuesday, 4 September 2012 21:06:59 UTC

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