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

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:03:49 +0100
Message-ID: <54630655.1030502@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 11/11/2014 22:59, James Craig wrote:

>> On Nov 5, 2014, at 5:29 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> That's how the plain text pasteboard works, but not the screen readers.
>> There's no difference, to a screen reader, between "<img
>> alt=new> <img alt=warning>" and "new warning".
> That's not right. These are image objects in the accessibility tree with url and label values. Depending on user settings, they be spoken a number of ways. Usual defaults are to speak a role description along with the alt, and potentially a braille shorthand.

Exactly my earlier point. Thanks for the clarification.

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