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AREA element with no href should not have an alt attribute

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Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:42:27 +0000
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To: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
Name: Alistair Garrison
Email: alistair.j.garrison@gmail.com
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Document: TD
Item Number: F65
Part of Item: Description
Comment Type: technical
Summary of Issue: AREA element with no href should not have an alt attribute
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
You should specify that the technique applies to AREA elements with an href attribute, as http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/the-area-element.html states that "If the area element has no href attribute, then the area represented by the element cannot be selected, and the alt attribute must be omitted."  Currently, the test at the bottom would yield a false result for an AREA element with no href.

Proposed Change:
re-define AREA element to be AREA element with href attribute.
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