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Re: [css-pseudo] please make sure pseudo-element "alt" property makes it into next ED

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2014 23:27:40 +0000
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
CC: "jackalmage@gmail.com" <jackalmage@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai@inkedblade.net>
Message-ID: <D07EA1AE.45218%stearns@adobe.com>
On 11/2/14, 11:41 AM, "James Craig" <jcraig@apple.com> wrote:

>It's been a couple years since CSS "alt" was proposed. The thread ended
>with the implication that it was a necessary and useful idea, and that it
>would be added to Editor's Draft. I was told no further action was
>> Start of thread:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Nov/thread.html#msg233

>> Tab's suggestion of "alt" property:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Nov/0317.html

>> Clarifications:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Nov/0318.html

>And the property has been shipping in WebKit (as -webkit-alt) for about a
>year now.
>> AX: Implement CSS -webkit-alt property (text alternative for generated
>>content pseudo-elements ::before and ::after)
>> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=120188

>I'm re-sending this to www-style with the [css-pseudo] prefix because it
>hasn't yet made it into a draft in the last two years.

I’ve checked in a rough draft of the property:




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