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SV: 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]

From: Leif H. Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 18:51:42 +0100
To: Loretta Guarino Reid<lorettaguarino@google.com>
Cc: Steve Faulkner<faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "Schnabel, Stefan"<stefan.schnabel@sap.com>, Michael Cooper<cooper@w3.org>, David MacDonald<david100@sympatico.ca>, Janina Sajka<janina@rednote.net>, HTML Accessibility Task Force<public-html-a11y@w3.org>, WCAG WG<w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "public-comments-wcag20\@w3.org"<public-comments-wcag20@w3.org>, Gregg Vanderheiden<gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "kirsten\@can-adapt.com"<kirsten@can-adapt.com>
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 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 17:52:17 UTC

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