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[Bug 7362] inclusion of the title as a case where the alt may be omitted is problematic

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Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 05:50:25 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7362


steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>  2009-09-18 05:50:25 ---

(In reply to comment #1)
> Why can't browsers improve their behaviour? It seems like whatever we say here,
> it'd be pretty important for users to be able to find the value of the title=""
> attribute.
> 

Do you or anybody have any commitment from browser vendors that they will
improve the behaviour so that the content of the title attribute will be
displayed when images are not? When there is a commitment to implement this
from the major browser vendors, feel free to add it into the spec. The cases
for when alt can be omitted should not include situations where the text
alternative is not displayed when an images are not.


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