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Re: CP, ISSUE-30: Link longdesc to role of img [Was: hypothetical question on longdesc]

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 02:06:54 +0100
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, singer@apple.com, janina@rednote.net, rubys@intertwingly.net, laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com, mjs@apple.com, paul.cotton@microsoft.com, public-html-a11y@w3.org, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120321020654218061.8a0b944f@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Silvia Pfeiffer, Wed, 21 Mar 2012 11:11:37 +1100:
> Use cases are appreciated, but they don't always require another new
> element or attribute.
> The image IS a label for the video, so @aria-label is just another
> representation of the same thing. How complicated does it have to be?
> Silvia.

If there - for the video element - is such a congruency between the 
aria-label and the video poster, then doesn't that imply that the 
@aria-label should describe, not the video, but the poster image?

Leif H Silli
Received on Wednesday, 21 March 2012 01:07:28 UTC

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