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]

Leif Halvard Silli, Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:13:31 +0100:
> Schnabel, Stefan, Thu, 28 Nov 2013 13:09:21 +0000:

>> Using aria-hidden is not 
>> reflecting well the purpose of the technique "association of visible 
>> text (used as caption for an image) with the image".
> This is true. The only *simple* method HTML5 seems to have for such 
> association, is the <figure> element.

And in that regard: This discussion seems to take for granted that F65 
does *not* speak about <figure> with a <figcaption> (which is a 
situation where HTML5 permits omitting the the @alt attribute).

Leif Halvard Silli

Received on Thursday, 28 November 2013 16:17:31 UTC