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Re: associating a group of related images to a common caption

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 22:34:39 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTikoPy1xAc5lMpf2Rp0dESMAWwxKLHI8i68pI8rg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: public-html-a11y@w3.org, wai-xtech@w3.org, "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Hi Simon

>How this translates to accessibility APIs is probably up to the UA/AT, I believe

not much good then for interoperability then.


regards
Stevef

On 14 June 2010 22:31, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jun 2010 23:18:36 +0200, Steven Faulkner
> <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> hi simon,
>>>
>>> Yeah, figure has the same association model as fieldset/legend.
>>
>> where is the association model articulated? Is there an algorithm?
>>
>> Does every element within a figure (apart from figcaption) get
>> labelled by the figcaption?
>> Or is it only container elements?
>> what form does the association take? Is it the accessible description?
>> is it the accessible name?
>> does it get concatenated with the an alt on an image or the title on
>> any element contained in the <figure>?
>>
>>
>> Apologies for the barrage of questions.
>
> It's the same as with fieldset/legend.
>
> [[
> The legend element represents a caption for the rest of the contents of the
> legend element's parent fieldset element, if any.
> ]]
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete/forms.html#the-legend-element
>
> [[
> The figcaption element represents a caption or legend for the rest of the
> contents of the figcaption element's parent figure element, if any.
> ]]
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete/grouping-content.html#the-figcaption-element
>
> How this translates to accessibility APIs is probably up to the UA/AT, I
> believe.
>
> --
> Simon Pieters
> Opera Software
>



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