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Re: lang tag and alt text

From: Chaals Nevile <chaals@yandex.ru>
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 20:24:10 +0200
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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What *should* work is using a figure element, and <figcaption> ... But I  
would be interested to know if it *does*.

cheers

On Fri, 07 Sep 2018 18:47:04 +0200, Gies, Edward M. (ELS-DAY)  
<Ted.Gies@elsevier.com> wrote:

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> Hi all,
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> We have an interesting case where we want to honor change in page  
> language using the lang tag for some image alt text which is in German.
>
>
> The image link can be found on the Mayo Clinic Proceedings home page.
>
> Look under the heading level 2 with text Stamp Vignette.
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> The graphic is a German postage stamp honoring cardiologist Werner  
> Forssmann. The stamp  contains a picture of Werner, a medical image, and  
> some German text >for the value of the stamp, etc.
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>
> My thought is to wrap the <img> tag with a <div lang=”DE”>
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>
> Wondering if anyone can confirm this approach below is sound and if not  
> providing an alternative technique.
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> When I tested this using JAWS 17 the alt text was not announced in what  
> I consider a German accent.
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> Thanks,
>
> Ted



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