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Re: [css-pseudo] How do you solve a problem like alt?

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:28:16 -0500
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Message-ID: <20141110212816.053aba6b.liam@w3.org>
On Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:51:22 +0000
Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:

> No, it’s not glyph fallback. In this example from the draft the proposed 
> mechanism (whatever form it takes) would serve the same purpose as an alt 
> attribute on a span whose contents were that glyph.

I see, thanks.

(the version of the draft I checked didn't have that, probably because it predates your commit :-) )

For alt on images,
img#ankles > @alt {
  content: "The lower legs of Michaelangelo's David";
now that we have attribute selectors.

Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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Received on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 02:28:30 UTC

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