Re: Request to Reconsider Alt Guidance Location

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis, Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:45:45 +0000:
>> So, while an HTML5 validator will display an
>> error for
>>         <a href=foo ><img src=bar ></a>
>>   it will not display an error for
>>         <a href=foo ><img src=bar alt='' ></a>
>> Thus, the simple route to validity, for lazy authors and authoring
>> tools, remains to include an empty alt=''.

>> But then
>> again, it could perhaps also be possible to plug this hole in the HTML5
>> validation - e.g. by making the latter example an error.
> It already is.


Right. I filed a validator bug:

Leif Halvard Silli

Received on Sunday, 26 February 2012 20:32:09 UTC