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Re: Flickr and alt

From: David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 09:09:00 -0400
Message-ID: <267F58B9CB5B4EF58A0932F0CF7C5B62@HANDS>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <splintered@gmail.com>, "Philip TAYLOR \(Ret'd\)" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
Cc: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, <public-html@w3.org>

Right, either you are compliant with a spec or you are not.  It is like 
programming.  you can write a lousy app and it may work but... interestingly 
in some programming environments, they won't run at all if not done right.

Ths is not to say you can't choose to be non compliant, but we cannot 
provide for exceptions in the spec because those who don't want to be 
compliant but want to claim compliance will work hard to fit themselves into 
the exceptions.
Received on Tuesday, 19 August 2008 13:16:22 UTC

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