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[Bug 5834] New: provide normative advice on area element text alternative

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Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2008 19:00:30 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-5834-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=5834

           Summary: provide normative advice on area element text
                    alternative
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Spec proposals
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: faulkner.steve@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


current wording of spec[1]:

"If the area element has an href attribute, then the area element represents a
hyperlink; the alt attribute, which must then be present, specifies the text."  

proposed addition:

"the content of the alt attribute must be a brief description of the link
target."

or words to that effect. 

[1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#the-area


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