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Re: Adaptive Image Element Proposal

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2012 17:19:49 -0700
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Peter Winnberg <peter.winnberg@gmail.com>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, "public-respimg@w3.org" <public-respimg@w3.org>
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To: Mathew Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com>

On Sep 4, 2012, at 10:47 , Mathew Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com> wrote:

> I think our best bet is to require that authors specify an `alt` attribute on both `picture` and the fallback `img`. 

I think it would be sad to propagate the problem with 'alt further than it has gone: that it places presented text in the markup, rather than in the content where it can be marked up.  Can you explain why this propagation should happen?

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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