[whatwg] Alt attribute for <video> and <audio>

David Singer singer at apple.com
Sun Aug 9 16:22:59 PDT 2009

At 1:12  +0200 10/08/09, Remco wrote:
>Shouldn't <video>s and <audio>s (and maybe <object>s too?) also have
>an alt attribute? A quick Google search tells me this has not been
>discussed before.

Your search was too quick...we are discussing accessibility 
provisions for video and audio in general.  Have a look under that.

I think alt has been shown to have problems as well as 
provisions...perhaps we can find a better way?

David Singer
Multimedia Standards, Apple Inc.

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