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[whatwg] [WF2] - Suggestion - Make the "alt" Attribute implied for all elements.

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2005 09:19:17 -0500
Message-ID: <41DBF765.2060400@earthlink.net>
    I would like to see the |alt| attribute for elements <img> and 
<area> changed from a required attribute to an implied one. In other 
words, markup that looks like this...

<img src="image.png" alt="">

...should look like this...

<img src="image.png">

    What are everyone's thoughts on this?
Received on Wednesday, 5 January 2005 06:19:17 UTC

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