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Re: [Bug 12587] AT shouldn't see img@alt="" and img@role=presentation as 100% synonyms

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 12:28:55 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTik23o9OogOhj+yDdSMP_rJvx_bP8g@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Hi Leif,

we will certainly consider this in light of your bug details, but I would
suggest that the first place to raise this as a bug is the html5 spec as
that is where the mapping between alt and role=presentation is *normatively
defined*.

regards
stevef

On 3 May 2011 12:18, <bugzilla@jessica.w3.org> wrote:

> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12587
>
> Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> changed:
>
>           What    |Removed                     |Added
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 CC|                            |xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-i
>                   |                            |ua.no
>
> --- Comment #1 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
> 2011-05-03 11:18:26 UTC ---
> Example from the wild:
>
> Mac OS X told to me to upgrade my printer today. This caused me to find
> that,
> on Apple support pages, the link to call the Apple Support Express Lane is
> an
> IMG link with a @title attribute in combination with an empty @alt:
>
> <a href="[link]">
>   <img src="http://images.apple.com/support/iknow/images/i_call_adv.png"
>               alt=""
>             title="Apple Support Express Lane">
> </a>
>
> See the page: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3669
>
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