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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 21:58:52 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
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Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
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	Overview.html 
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apply wg decision (whatwg r5993)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.4815
retrieving revision 1.4816
diff -u -d -r1.4815 -r1.4816
--- Overview.html	12 Apr 2011 20:24:22 -0000	1.4815
+++ Overview.html	12 Apr 2011 21:58:48 -0000	1.4816
@@ -19271,35 +19271,15 @@
 Standards mode, and about 9% triggered the Standards mode.&lt;/p&gt;
 <strong>&lt;p&gt;&lt;img src="rendering-mode-pie-chart.png" alt=""&gt;&lt;/p&gt;</strong></pre>
 
-  </div><h6 id="a-purely-decorative-image-that-doesn-t-add-any-information"><span class="secno">4.8.1.1.7 </span>A purely decorative image that doesn't add any information</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/31">ISSUE-31</a> (alt-conformance-requirements) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p>In general, if an image is decorative but isn't especially
-  page-specific, for example an image that forms part of a site-wide
-  design scheme, the image should be specified in the site's CSS,
-  not in the markup of the document.<p>However, a decorative image that isn't discussed by the
-  surrounding text but still has some relevance can be included in a page
-  using the <code><a href="#the-img-element">img</a></code> element. Such images are decorative, but
-  still form part of the content. In these cases, the <code title="attr-img-alt"><a href="#attr-img-alt">alt</a></code> attribute must be present but its
-  value must be the empty string.<div class="example">
-
-   <p>Examples where the image is purely decorative despite being
-   relevant would include things like a photo of the Black Rock City
-   landscape in a blog post about an event at Burning Man, or an
-   image of a painting inspired by a poem, on a page reciting that
-   poem. The following snippet shows an example of the latter
-   case (only the first verse is included in this snippet):</p>
-
-   <pre>&lt;h1&gt;The Lady of Shalott&lt;/h1&gt;
-<strong>&lt;p&gt;&lt;img src="shalott.jpeg" alt=""&gt;&lt;/p&gt;</strong>
-&lt;p&gt;On either side the river lie&lt;br&gt;
-Long fields of barley and of rye,&lt;br&gt;
-That clothe the wold and meet the sky;&lt;br&gt;
-And through the field the road run by&lt;br&gt;
-To many-tower'd Camelot;&lt;br&gt;
-And up and down the people go,&lt;br&gt;
-Gazing where the lilies blow&lt;br&gt;
-Round an island there below,&lt;br&gt;
-The island of Shalott.&lt;/p&gt;</pre>
-
-  </div><h6 id="a-group-of-images-that-form-a-single-larger-picture-with-no-links"><span class="secno">4.8.1.1.8 </span>A group of images that form a single larger picture with no links</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/31">ISSUE-31</a> (alt-conformance-requirements) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p>When a picture has been sliced into smaller image files that are
+  </div><h6 id="a-purely-decorative-image-that-doesn-t-add-any-information"><span class="secno">4.8.1.1.7 </span>A purely decorative image that doesn't add any information</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/31">ISSUE-31</a> (alt-conformance-requirements) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p>If an image is decorative but isn't especially page-specific
+  &mdash; for example an image that forms part of a site-wide design
+  scheme &mdash; the image should be specified in the site's CSS, not
+  in the markup of the document.<p>Exceptions to this rule, in cases where CSS cannot be used to
+  display an entirely decorative image, are covered by the HTML5:
+  Techniques for providing useful text alternatives. <a href="#refsHTMLALTTECHS">[HTMLALTTECHS]</a>
+  Authors are also encouraged to consult the Web Content Accessibility
+  Guidelines 2.0 for more detailed information and acceptable
+  techniques. <a href="#refsWCAG">[WCAG]</a><h6 id="a-group-of-images-that-form-a-single-larger-picture-with-no-links"><span class="secno">4.8.1.1.8 </span>A group of images that form a single larger picture with no links</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/31">ISSUE-31</a> (alt-conformance-requirements) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p>When a picture has been sliced into smaller image files that are
   then displayed together to form the complete picture again, one of
   the images must have its <code title="attr-img-alt"><a href="#attr-img-alt">alt</a></code>
   attribute set as per the relevant rules that would be appropriate
@@ -71457,6 +71437,9 @@
    <dd>(Non-normative) <cite>Inter Gravissimas</cite>, A. Lilius,
    C. Clavius. Gregory XIII Papal Bulls, February 1582.</dd>
 
+   <dt id="refsHTMLALTTECHS">[HTMLALTTECHS]</dt>
+   <dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a href="http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/">HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives</a></cite>, S. Faulkner. W3C.</dd>
+
    <dt id="refsHTMLDIFF">[HTMLDIFF]</dt>
    <!--
    <dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a
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