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question about the meta-generator exception

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:12:41 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTin2HDdpRJ0Odv6Onn=yAMTTcfEcog@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
looking at the results from the Opera mama survey of web pages

the Total analyzed URLs was  3,509,180 [1]

the total number of pages containing a meta element with name=generator was

so that appears to equate to missing alt will not be flagged as an error on
37% of web pages.
Is this correct or have i missed something?

[1] http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/mama-the-url-set/
[2] http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/mama-head-structure/#meta

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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