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[Bug 6494] Make the requiredness about alt more obvious

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--- Comment #2 from Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>  2010-02-03 18:18:52 ---

Please refer to the Change Proposal "Replace img guidance for conformance
checkers with suggested text" [1] for details on how to modify the HTML5
Specification so that automatic validators can programmatically detect the
presence or absence of text alternatives on the img element. 

Thank you.

[1] http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/ChangeProposals/ImgElement20090126

This is associated with HTML TRACKER ISSUE-31
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/31

The full issue and is detailed at:
Omitting Short Text Alternatives on <img>
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/IssueAltAttribute


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