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

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Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 03:08:10 +0000
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--- Comment #11 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-03-24 03:08:09 ---
> a point to consider:
> role="presentation" on  <img> means the browser removes the <img> from
> the accessible tree
> 
> alt="" is not removed by the browser, its left up to the assistive
> tech to remove it from what it presents to the user.

That is incorrect. Per HTML5, alt="" does exactly the same thing as
role=presentation. The former actually implies the latter.


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