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[Bug 10084] Please consider adding a section on Chair recusal in deciding escalated issues

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--- Comment #4 from Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>  2010-07-23 13:58:09 ---
Another Issue 31 example:

Previous expressed opinion:
"ALT should not be required either. It leads to pointless alt="" on images that
have no reasonable text equivalent, just to satisfy conformance checkers. And
that is actively harmful, because AT can't tell the difference between a
semantically null image and a semantically meaningful image with no text
alternative." - Maciej Stachowiak
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Jun/0391.html

Calling the alt attribute a "cargo cult talisman" regarding the email
exception:
http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2007-April/010837.html

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