Re: alt - data and reason Re: One more thought...

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

>> AUWG and UAWG folks are the experts in this area who could provide
>> real insight to the HTMLWG. Through PF, we have asked for their
>> advice: "what should an authoring or publishing tool insert, in a case
>> where no alt has been provided by the author, but the image is known
>> to be 'critical content'?" [2]
> That question has a clear answer: It should not include an alt attribute.

There is nothing "clear" about that answer at all : it is
simply one person's opinion.  Others might feel (for example)
that the tool should insert "ALT='_not-provided'".


Received on Thursday, 22 May 2008 12:43:29 UTC