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[Bug 10600] Strong semantics role="presentation" for <img alt="<empty>"> is wrong or inaccurate

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Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 17:13:58 +0000
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--- Comment #3 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>  2010-09-10 17:13:57 ---
(In reply to comment #2)

> Note that on the Mac although there appears no way for the voiceover user with
> vision impairement to be alerted that an image is present when its alt="" other
> users are able to see the image and open the context image contect menu.

Setting the role of <img alt=""> to role="img" _does_ provide a way for the the
VoiceOver user with vision impairement to be alerted that an image is present.
So, I suppose you wanted to point out that this is a thing which could justify
role="img" when then the @alt is empty.

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