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Re: Another summary of alt="" issues and why the spec says what it says

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 07:26:19 +0000 (UTC)
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: HTML4All group <list@html4all.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, "wai-xtech@w3.org WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0804180725410.22086@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Fri, 18 Apr 2008, Karl Dubost wrote:
> * A series of photos/descriptions. You will not be able to not if the 
> description is for the picture below or above. Sometimes this is 
> conveyed by the layout. When the layout is lost it will be in some cases 
> hard to associate the right image with the right description.
> * Another issue is the description being really somewhere else in the 
> page and not in the linear flow of the text.

Again, I'm not arguing against ARIA features, I'm just arguing against 
Steven's specific proposal earlier on this thread.

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