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[whatwg] Conformance for Mail clients (and maybe other WYSIWYGeditors)

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 10:44:20 +0100
Message-ID: <461CADF4.4090409@cam.ac.uk>
Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> I think the correct fallback for a photograph for its own sake is alt="(Use
> a browser that supports graphic images to view)".

Not much use to a blind user, for example. (Of course arguably flickr as a whole 
isn't much use to a blind user but that alt text still seems suboptimal).

However I think this reenforces the general point that there are cases where the 
image _is_ the content.

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