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[Bug 13567] New: definition of @alt on input type image needs a rewrite

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Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 03:38:27 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-13567-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13567

           Summary: definition of @alt on input type image needs a rewrite
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: a11y, a11ytf
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: cooper@w3.org
        ReportedBy: cyns@microsoft.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


“The alt attribute provides the textual label for the alternative button for
users and user agents who cannot use the image. The alt attribute must also be
present, and must contain a non-empty string.”  Needs a rewrite.  The alt
attribute provides a text equivalent for the image button.  Not sure what an
“alternative button” is…

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