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User supplying image but not text alternative

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:31:46 +0300
Message-Id: <8C3B87CC-243D-455C-95B3-2B477AED9549@iki.fi>
To: public-atag2-comments@w3.org

I cannot find advice in ATAG 2.0 or the Techniques document on what an  
HTML 4.01 generator that presents user-supplied images should do about  
alt text when the user hasn't supplied a text alternative for the  
image. (Consider for example a media sharing site that allows batch  
upload of digital photos. The HTML generator should be able to emit  
valid HTML 4.01 regardless of user input or lack thereof.)

I propose this case be addressed, or if it already is, making the  
advice more locatable.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 20 August 2008 09:32:27 UTC

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