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Re: [html4all] New issue: IMG section of HTML5 draft contradicts WCAG 1 & WCAG 2 (draft)

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 11:31:41 +0100
Message-ID: <47FF3E0D.30607@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: HTML4All <list@html4all.org>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, wai-xtech@w3.org, Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@ieee.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>



Julian Reschke wrote:

>>     'alt="<no ALT text available>"'
>  > ...
> 
> How is that better than not having a value at all?

By "no value at all", do you mean (a) "no ALT attribute"
(in which case the answer is that my proposal is
syntactically valid, assuming a mandate for ALT
atributes), or (b) a null ALT attribute, in which case
the latter is reserved for images that do not
contribute to the content of the page.

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Friday, 11 April 2008 10:32:21 UTC

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