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ALT text for icon(Example 4)

From: <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 22:18:14 +0000 (GMT)
To: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
Message-Id: <20090806221815.052856B64A@kent.w3.org>
Name: Makoto Ueki
Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Affiliation: JIS Working Group
Document: TD
Item Number: H30
Part of Item: Examples
Comment Type: question
Summary of Issue: ALT text for icon(Example 4)
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
Example 4 has the following example code:

<a href="foo.htm">

<img src="house.gif" alt="icon"/ >

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This should be a failure example as the icon is a decorative image.

Proposed Change:
<a href="foo.htm">

<img src="house.gif" alt=""/ >

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