Re: Another summary of alt="" issues and why the spec says what it says

On Fri, 18 Apr 2008, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> Hixie wrote:
> >I guess, though I don't really understand what practical benefit there 
> >is to linking the description to the image using aria-describedby.
> Simple really, it would provide an explicit association between the 
> image and it description, which can be relaible conveyed to an AT user.

Isn't the association already pretty obvious? I really don't understand 
how this is supposed to work in a real life situation. What would the user 
experience be?

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