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Re: img/alt summary attempt

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:38:55 -0400
Message-ID: <002a01c89ef5$ab6fb4e0$0901a8c0@HANDS>
To: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Jim Jewett" <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
Cc: <whatwg@whatwg.org>, <wai-xtech@w3.org>, <list@html4all.org>

described by is not equivalent and I believe this point has already been 
made.  Legend if used properly is not equivalent either.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
To: "Jim Jewett" <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
Cc: <whatwg@whatwg.org>; <wai-xtech@w3.org>; <list@html4all.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 7:03 AM
Subject: Re: img/alt summary attempt

On Apr 14, 2008, at 20:48, Jim Jewett wrote:
> -- Note -- HTML5 expands the use of LEGEND -- there may be cases where
> alt is not useful *because* it is redundant with LEGEND.  This case
> may not be covered in current WCAG Recommendations.

Also note <img aria-describedby='...'>

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 15 April 2008 12:40:07 UTC

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