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Re: Inline flow of alt text.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 10:37:21 +0000 (UTC)
To: Nicholas Shanks <contact@nickshanks.com>
Cc: W3C HTML WG <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0902101036550.28232@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 21 May 2008, Nicholas Shanks wrote:
>
> Looking through http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#alt I can't tell if the 
> points made in http://www.hixie.ch/advocacy/alttext are normative in 
> HTML5 or not. Specifically the requirement that an image's alt text flow 
> inline and not be constrained to the image's frame.
> 
> I would like to see that they are, assuming no valid counter-arguments 
> can be made.

Your request has mostly been fulfilled now in the rendering section.

Cheers,
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