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[Bug 9077] Lady of Shalott example doesn't really "enhance the themes or subject matter of the page content"

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Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 10:04:28 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9077


steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|REOPENED                    |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX




--- Comment #3 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  2010-03-29 10:04:28 ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> I disagree. While it contributes to the aesthetic of the page, and can
> certainly link visual art and literature in a way that is pleasing to the
> reader, if the page is supposed to be a poem, then the painting does not add
> useful content to the page for the non-visual reader.
> The same image could certainly have useful alternative text in other contexts,
> but not in this one.

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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: 
As you have provided no additonal information, just restated your disagreement,
I am closing the bug, feel free to escalate it to the issue tracker.


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