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Re: [whatwg] alt="" and the <meta name=generator> exception

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 21:15:36 +0100
To: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
Message-ID: <20120806201536.GE28557@stripey.com>
Jukka K. Korpela writes:

> On 5.8.2012 15:52, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
> > Alice anticipates Bob's reaction and preemptively makes her
> > generator output alt=""
> 
> So? Whose problem is this?

It hurts users browsing without images of pages generated by that
generator.

If the validator can do something different which wouldn't nudge
developers into writing software which produces such mark-up, end-users
benefit.

Smylers
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