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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 09:53:01 +0000
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--- Comment #5 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  2010-03-23 09:53:01 ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> Well in none of the above examples is it the only thing in the paragraph, for
> example. They all have whitespace. But I could make it have to be the only
> non-whitespace content in the paragraph if that would satisfy the concern here.

I don't know if it would satisfy Laura's concern fully, but I am curious what
the use case for that is, if any. It seems like a bad feature to allow
non-whitespace content in the paragraph, since that way you could have a
single-paragraph section with an embedded image (perhaps floated), and then the
validator would not catch the error that you forgot to omit alt. It is likely
that in such a case, the section heading would not be a good text alternative
for the image.

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