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html5/spec Overview.html,1.2113,1.2114

From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 01:49:36 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1LopaC-0003Iq-4P@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv12682

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
alt='' is required, more or less... conformance checkers can say so, anyway (credit: sp) (bug: 6494) (whatwg r2951)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2113
retrieving revision 1.2114
diff -u -d -r1.2113 -r1.2114
--- Overview.html	1 Apr 2009 01:39:51 -0000	1.2113
+++ Overview.html	1 Apr 2009 01:49:33 -0000	1.2114
@@ -513,7 +513,8 @@
          <li><a href=#an-image-not-intended-for-the-user><span class=secno>4.8.2.1.10 </span>An image not intended for the user</a></li>
          <li><a href=#an-image-in-an-e-mail-or-document-intended-for-a-specific-person-who-is-known-to-be-able-to-view-images><span class=secno>4.8.2.1.11 </span>An image in an e-mail or document intended for a specific person who is known to be able to view images</a></li>
          <li><a href=#general-guidelines><span class=secno>4.8.2.1.12 </span>General guidelines</a></li>
-         <li><a href=#guidance-for-markup-generators><span class=secno>4.8.2.1.13 </span>Guidance for markup generators</a></ol></ol></li>
+         <li><a href=#guidance-for-markup-generators><span class=secno>4.8.2.1.13 </span>Guidance for markup generators</a></li>
+         <li><a href=#guidance-for-conformance-checkers><span class=secno>4.8.2.1.14 </span>Guidance for conformance checkers</a></ol></ol></li>
      <li><a href=#the-iframe-element><span class=secno>4.8.3 </span>The <code>iframe</code> element</a></li>
      <li><a href=#the-embed-element><span class=secno>4.8.4 </span>The <code>embed</code> element</a></li>
      <li><a href=#the-object-element><span class=secno>4.8.5 </span>The <code>object</code> element</a></li>
@@ -15289,7 +15290,7 @@
    </dd>
 
 
-   <dt>Images whose contents are not known</dt>
+   <dt id=unknown-images>Images whose contents are not known</dt>
 
    <dd>
 
@@ -15483,6 +15484,16 @@
   <p>Markup generators should generally avoid using the image's own
   file name as the alternative text.</p>
 
+  </div><div class=impl>
+
+  <h6 id=guidance-for-conformance-checkers><span class=secno>4.8.2.1.14 </span>Guidance for conformance checkers</h6>
+
+  <p>Conformance checkers must report the lack of an <code title=attr-img-alt><a href=#attr-img-alt>alt</a></code> attribute as an error unless the
+  conditions listed above for <a href=#unknown-images>images whose
+  contents are not known</a> or they have been configured to assume
+  that the document is an e-mail or document intended for a specific
+  person who is known to be able to view images.</p>
+
   </div><h4 id=the-iframe-element><span class=secno>4.8.3 </span>The <dfn><code>iframe</code></dfn> element</h4><dl class=element><dt>Categories</dt>
    <dd><a href=#flow-content-0>Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dd><a href=#phrasing-content-0>Phrasing content</a>.</dd>
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