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Re: Discussion on Change Proposal for ISSUE-66

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 01:06:32 +0000
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100122010632.GA4702@stripey.com>
Maciej Stachowiak writes:

> I am hoping we can find a happy middle ground by giving a general
> allowance for use of more information when alternative text is
> missing, or in general in the face of broken content, without
> overselling its capabilities. I think important considerations for
> that are: (1) don't get overly specific about the type of techniques
> to be used, or if examples are given, make sure they are squarely
> within the mainstream of current technology; (2) make very clear that
> these are intended to be emergency repair techniques, not something
> for authors to rely on.
> What do others think of a possible more general and moderated
> statement, along those lines?

That sounds great.

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