[html4all] Another summary of alt="" issues and why the spec says what it says
faulkner.steve at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 23:25:52 PDT 2008
>Isn't the association already pretty obvious?
To you perhaps, but unless there is an explicit association it would not be
*obvious* in a programmatic sense.
could be wrong though.
On 18/04/2008, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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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