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

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Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 05:14:14 +0000
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--- Comment #14 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  2010-03-24 05:14:14 ---
(In reply to comment #11)
> > 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.


i beg to disagree, in browsers as implemented it is correct.
i am talking about what happens in real world browser implementations now and
what happens is as i described.


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