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Re: Discussion: Text Alternative Survey

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 17:49:35 -0700
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6EEAA30F-94D4-458D-BD5E-47B15E3609E9@apple.com>
To: Matt May <mattmay@adobe.com>

On Apr 23, 2010, at 16:36 , Matt May wrote:
>> Or is this saying they'd like *another* attribute 'missing-alt="true and the authoring tool knows it and yes I have asked him twice this morning to deal with it!"'?
> 
> Yes. Or rather, just an attribute that affirms that the author did not (and does not intend to) provide @alt, without a text value.
> 
> I think this is a fair compromise between the people who value accessibility, and the ones who don't, but still want to be valid. Either way, they need to do something in line with their preference in order to validate.

So, did the proposal include adding such an attribute?

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Saturday, 24 April 2010 00:50:08 GMT

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