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Clarify 'alt' text rules. (whatwg r3154)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 07:42:51 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20090530224251.D84ED2BC45@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
Clarify 'alt' text rules. (whatwg r3154)

Diffs for this change per section: 
http://people.w3.org/mike/diffs/html5/spec/Overview.1.2309.html#an-image-in-an-e-mail-or-private-document-intended-for-a-specific-person-who-is-known-to-be-able-to-view-images
http://people.w3.org/mike/diffs/html5/spec/Overview.1.2309.html#general-guidelines

http://people.w3.org/mike/diffs/html5/spec/Overview.diff.html
http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.2308&r2=1.2309&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=3153&to=3154

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--- Overview.html	30 May 2009 19:57:47 -0000	1.2308
+++ Overview.html	30 May 2009 22:41:15 -0000	1.2309
@@ -16179,9 +16179,10 @@
   the e-mail is still usable should the user use a mail client that
   does not support images, or should the document be forwarded on to
   other users whose abilities might not include easily seeing
-  images.<h6 id="general-guidelines"><span class="secno">4.8.2.1.12 </span>General guidelines</h6><p>The most general rule for writing alternative text is that the
-  intent is that replacing every image with the text of its <code title="attr-img-alt"><a href="#attr-img-alt">alt</a></code> attribute not change the meaning of
-  the page.<p>So, in general, alternative text can be written by considering
+  images.<h6 id="general-guidelines"><span class="secno">4.8.2.1.12 </span>General guidelines</h6><p>The most general rule to consider when writing alternative text
+  is the following: <strong>the intent is that replacing every image
+  with the text of its <code title="attr-img-alt"><a href="#attr-img-alt">alt</a></code> attribute
+  not change the meaning of the page</strong>.<p>So, in general, alternative text can be written by considering
   what one would have written had one not been able to include the
   image.<p>A corollary to this is that the <code title="attr-img-alt"><a href="#attr-img-alt">alt</a></code> attribute's value should never
   contain text that could be considered the image's <em>caption</em>,
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