Re: Re: Clarification of WCAG intent and meaning of techniques [Re: WCAG considering amending F65 to NOT fail missing ALT text if title or aria-label is present]

I disagree. This is an example of using text already on the page as the
image description. This is not an attempt to use aria-labelled by as an
alternate implementation of alt. It is a use case where alt is redundant if
the image description is already present and can be associated with the
image via aria-labelledby.

On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Leif H. Silli <> wrote:

>  Loretta Guarino Reid, 28.11.2013, 17:45
> > Adding aria-hidden completely changes this example, which is one where
> the
> > image description is already available as *visible* text. This is a
> similar
> > use case to figure and figcaption.
> Well, it is the aria-labelledby that “completely changes" the example.
> Aria-hidden merely deals with the effect of the aria-labelledby.
> Leif Halvard Silli

Received on Thursday, 28 November 2013 19:03:22 UTC