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Re: SVG labelling issue with ARIA

From: Dr. Olaf Hoffmann <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:29:23 +0200
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <2347995.CBlnfutlAQ@ap03>
Robert Longson: 
>The title element (
>https://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/struct.html#InterfaceSVGTitleElement) does not
>list SVGTests https://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/types.html#InterfaceSVGTests as
>one of its interfaces and so systemLanguage cannot be used with it. So
>title not working with switch in any browser is correct in the sense that
>they are all following the SVG specification there.
>
>Robert.

The discussion in the past resulted in something slightly more complex - and
without a hint within the recommendation it is not obvious for authors and 
implementors to do it this way.
Example: 
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0f/OttomanEmpire1300-1923.svg

A simpler and realiable method would be pretty useful, but there was no 
interest in the past to care about multilingual documents (and text 
alternatives).

Olaf
Received on Thursday, 21 April 2016 22:30:05 UTC

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