[whatwg] @aria-labelledby | Re: @generator-unable-to-provide-required-alt, figure with figcaption
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Mon Jun 17 07:52:44 PDT 2013
Am 17.06.2013 um 11:35 schrieb Steve Faulkner:
>> Is there a chance that use of aria-labelledby is added to the spec
>> (184.108.40.206.13 Guidance for markup generators, 220.127.116.11.14 Guidance for
>> conformance checkers) as alternative to figure with figcaption or the title
>> attribute? I'd like to suggest this. It does make equally sense in my
>> opinion and I think I've described the use case in this thread:
>> -- markup generator has no alt-text for an image
>> -- image has a caption that should be immediately visible and possibly
>> contain markup => no title attribute
>> -- it is not known whether the image can be moved somewhere else in the
>> document => no figure with figcaption
> the restriction on figure/figcaption is only in the whawtg spec not the W3C
> HTML spec as it was not deemed a useful or practical restriction when
> reviewed by the HTML WG.
Sounds lovely, this would indeed solve my use case.
I don't know how to asses that the restriction is dropped in a W3C draft but still included in the WHATWG version, though. Is this consensus and likely to become standard or still very uncertain territory?
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