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Re: unifying alternate content across embedded content element types

From: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 05:59:21 +0200
Message-Id: <p06240646c2c1ee8aa7b7@[192.168.0.102]>
To: public-html@w3.org

At 08:44 -0500 UTC, on 2007-07-15, Jon Barnett wrote:

[...]

> <p>A paragraph about Fluffy's kittenhood...
> <img src="fluffy-yarn.jpg" alt="">
> <p>On Saturday, Fluffy was playing with a ball of red yarn in my
> living room.  It was quite funny.
>
> In this context @alt isn't necessary.

Ah :) I now see you already said what I just posted :)

> <p>A paragraph about Fluffy's kittenhood...
> <img src="fluffy-yarn.jpg" alt="On Saturday, Fluffy was playing with a
> ball of red yarn in my living room.  It was quite funny.">
> <!-- no following paragraph -->
>
> In this context, @alt is necessary to provide equivalent content for
> the image.  Completely replacing the image with the @alt content
> doesn't change the meaning of the document.

Agreed.


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Sander Tekelenburg
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Received on Tuesday, 17 July 2007 04:06:33 UTC

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