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Re: Default role of <IMG> should be "img"

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 15:13:20 +0100
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-Id: <C12BC0E8-CFFD-47D1-A6EB-F5651F82AF88@googlemail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
On 12 Sep 2010, at 14:45, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> I have not verified what ARIA says about <img role="presentation" 
> src="*" alt="<none-empty>"> - does  it require the @alt text to be 
> hidden?

I find the spec for role="presentation" fairly hard to follow (and I fear it's going to be impenetrable to your average HTML author), but I don't think so.

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Sunday, 12 September 2010 14:14:24 UTC

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