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[Bug 29213] New: Can aria-label or arial-labelledby be used instead of alt for providing an accessible name

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Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 13:45:16 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=29213

            Bug ID: 29213
           Summary: Can aria-label or arial-labelledby be used instead of
                    alt for providing an accessible name
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: LC1 alt techniques (editor: Steven Faulkner)
          Assignee: faulkner.steve@gmail.com
          Reporter: jongund@illinois.edu
        QA Contact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: faulkner.steve@gmail.com, mike@w3.org,
                    public-html-admin@w3.org,
                    public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org
  Target Milestone: ---

I don't see any use of aria-label or aria-labelledy .

Couldn't aria-labelledby be used in the figure examples to create an accessible
name for an img element by referencing the figcaption element?

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