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Re: media descriptions in HTML

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:38:39 -0400
To: chaals@yandex-team.ru
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20150720133839.GA2356@opera.rednote.net>
I believe this is accurate.

Janina

Charles Nevile writes:
> this is ACTION-329
> 
> Does HTML provide mechanisms to describe the various media it can introduce? I *think* it does except for transcripts and alternatives for video posters:
> 
> img - alt, longdesc
> canvas - content inside it
> video - track elements, but missing something for a poster, and linking of transcripts
> audio - track
> SVG: make it accessible directly... still work to be done there but that is why there is an SVG task force
> figure / figcaption
> CSS background images - No! Don't go there!
> 
> anything I missed?
> 
> cheers
> 
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> Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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