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Bug 20401 - non conforming use of title attribute in example code
Summary: non conforming use of title attribute in example code
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: CR HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Robin Berjon
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Keywords: a11y, a11y_text-alt
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-12-15 17:28 UTC by steve faulkner
Modified: 2013-01-14 13:05 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description steve faulkner 2012-12-15 17:28:26 UTC

The following example is non conforming the title attribute cannot be used to provide a caption in the instance:

"Here it is not known at the time of publication what the image will be, only that it will be a coat of arms of some kind, and thus no replacement text can be provided, and instead only a brief caption for the image is provided, in the title attribute:

<p>The last user to have uploaded a coat of arms uploaded this one:</p>
<p><img src="last-uploaded-coat-of-arms.cgi" title="User-uploaded coat of arms."></p>"

suggest changing example to:

<img src="last-uploaded-coat-of-arms.cgi">
<figcaption>User uploaded coat of arms.</figcaption>
Comment 1 steve faulkner 2013-01-12 11:10:12 UTC
proposed resolution in pull request:
Comment 2 Robin Berjon 2013-01-14 13:05:52 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: Applied change as per PR
Rationale: Low hanging fruit to make progress in aligning with AltTechs