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RE: Should validity be P1 or P2?

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bruce.Bailey@ed.gov>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 12:57:56 -0400
Message-ID: <CCDBDCBFA650F74AA88830D4BACDBAB50B2D4712@wdcrobe2m02.ed.gov>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Cc: "David Dorward" <david@dorward.me.uk>

> Can we really depend on specific error recovery features of particular
> user agents?  Especially when they are harmful in some circumstances?
> Or do we expect end users to try to access a page in as many user
> agents as possible until they find one which can compensate in a way
> that is useful for that page?

>From the context of the above, I reason that you were arguing that the presence of ALT should be required at the P1, even for an image whose meaning can be unambiguously determined from the filename.

Of course, everyone here agrees with that.

Please note that the above applies equally well to importance of valid code.  Which was pretty much my point.
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