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[Bug 9214] Allow role="presentation" on img

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Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 01:34:03 +0000
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--- Comment #7 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-03-24 01:34:03 ---
I don't understand why we would make:

   <img role="presentation" src="img">

...valid (and implying alt=""), when we already have:

   <img alt="" src="img">

...which is valid, means the same thing, and implies role="presentation". What
is the benefit?


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