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RE: HTML Action Item 54 - ...draft text for HTML 5 spec to require producers/authors to include @alt on img elements.

From: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 09:50:19 -0700
To: "'Lachlan Hunt'" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>, "'W3C WAI-XTECH'" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, <wai-liaison@w3.org>, "'HTML4All'" <list@html4all.org>
Message-ID: <005d01c8bc2b$f0114b60$dd3c42ab@stanford.edu>

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Optimising for edge cases is not a reasonable thing to do.
> 

Well then, making @alt optional in the edge case of Flickr or an inkblot
test is then moot.  Those edge cases will remain non-conformant, and @alt as
a mandatory requirement is a sealed deal, as optimising for edge cases is
not a reasonable thing to do.

Right?

JF
Received on Thursday, 22 May 2008 16:51:11 GMT

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