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ISSUE-31 (missing-alt): Should img without alt ever be conforming [HTML 5 spec]

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Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 14:06:32 +0000 (GMT)
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ISSUE-31 (missing-alt): Should img without alt ever be conforming [HTML 5 spec]

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Raised by: James Graham
On product: HTML 5 spec

Raised on behalf of Laura Carlson

The HTML 5 draft allows images without the alt attribute in certain situations. It is unclear what the net accessibility implications of this would be. It has also been suggested that the conformance requirements here should be dictated by WCAG.

Relevant links:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/IssueAltAttribute
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Feb/0082.html
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