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RE: empty metadata elements

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 12:06:05 -0000
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLCBLIMDOPKMOPHLHOENEENAA.jon@spin.ie>

Agreed. However in some cases there may be the possibility of there being
several different values for the same property, in which case the strength
of the statement is weakened (since it doesn't meant that the page
definitely has no foo).

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Charles McCathieNevile
> Sent: 10 February 2003 11:57
> To: Scarlett Julian (ED)
> Cc: 'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'
> Subject: Re: empty metadata elements
>
>
>
> It  would imply to me that the page has or is a foo, with a null value.
> Sort of like <img src="bar" alt="" /> implies that the image at foo has
> a text equivalent of nothing (i.e. it doesn't mean anything).
>
> This means you are making a statement, and should expect it to be
> interpreted as as such.
>
> cheers
>
> chaals
>
> On Monday, Feb 10, 2003, at 22:21 Australia/Melbourne, Scarlett Julian
> (ED) wrote:
> >
> > Consider a hypothetical situation where a metatag with no content is
> > included in the page mark-up
> >  e.g <meta name="foo" content="" />
> >
> > What implications will this have?
> --
> Charles McCathieNevile           charles@sidar.org
> Fundación SIDAR                       http://www.sidar.org
>
>
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