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[Bug 9215] Provide a Webcam example that is in accord with WCAG 2 or Defer to "HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives"

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--- Comment #5 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  2010-03-23 23:04:08 ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> So it is your advice that the textual content of the image on this page:
>    http://www.hb9bza.net/netcam/
> ...is sufficient to act as a textual replacement for the image for people who
> cannot see the image?

the title above the image is "Picture and weather data from GENEVA -
SWITZERLAND" 
the "weather data" is included in the image as text. At a minimum this
information should be included in the text alternative.

Is it your advice that the image should not have an alt attribute with the
informational text contained within the image?


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