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[Bug 13115] Confusing contradiction in description of "alt" attribute

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Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 23:17:54 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13115

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-09-23 23:17:54 UTC ---
This section is followed by _thirteen_ sections, some rather long, giving more
detail. Is this not sufficient?

I disagree that the general advice is wrong. It is true that alt="" is supposed
to provide text that is equivalent to the meaning (it's an "alternative" to the
image). That's the whole point.

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