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[Bug 9217] Remove the Paragraph-Section-Heading loophole for not providing a text alternative.

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Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 09:42:01 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9217





--- Comment #3 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  2010-03-23 09:42:00 ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> The idea here is that this should be conforming (if generated by a photo album
> site):
> 
>    <section>
>     <h1>My ducks</h1>
>     <img src="photo001.jpeg">
>    </section>
> 
> ...in the same way that this is:
> 
>    <figure>
>     <figcaption>My ducks</figcaption>
>     <img src="photo001.jpeg">
>    </figure>
> 
> ...or this is:
> 
>    <img src="photo001.jpeg" title="My ducks">
> 
> ...because they all essentially have the same semantics: an image with a label.
> 
> Why would this be bad?

Why the allowance for "is part of the only paragraph" instead of "is the sole
content of the only paragraph"?


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