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[Bug 9213] HTML5 Lacks a Way to Programmatically-Determine Missing Text Alternatives

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Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 06:14:59 +0000
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Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  2010-03-23 06:14:58 ---
As far as I can tell, the text here requires validators to report an error if
alt is absent and none of the conditions applies:

"A conformance checker must report the lack of an alt attribute as an error
unless one of the conditions listed below applies:..."

In particular, the set of conditions there seems just as checkable as the set
in the Change Proposal. Therefore I think this bug should be resolved as

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