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Re: Alternate text for images having caption adjacent


From: Steve Faulkner
Date: May 31, 2014 1:28AM

On a related subject:

HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives

is currently being considered for publication as a W3C Note.



HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>;

On 27 May 2014 19:01, Rakesh P < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Dear list members,
> Greetings for the day.
> Many of you might have known that I write articles on various
> accessibility topics, happenings and technologies at
> www.maxability.co.in. Recently I have published an article on "Writing
> appropriate alternate text for images" at
> http://www.maxability.co.in/2014/05/writing-appropriate-alternate-text-images/
> .
> Interestingly I got a comment that says
> If alt="" is set to image having a caption describing the image
> adjacent to it , how does the screen reader user know that an image is
> available in the page. When alt="" is used screen reader completely
> ignores the image and the user will not even know the presence of
> image.
> Any thoughts on this will help me in correcting the article and
> provide the best possible information to the readers.
> Feel free to comment as reply to this email or to understand the
> context have a look and comment at blog directly
> http://www.maxability.co.in/2014/05/writing-appropriate-alternate-text-images/
> Thanks in advance.
> Rakesh
> www.maxability.co.in
> > > >