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RE: nbsp ok for decorative alt?

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 06:13:32 -0700
Message-ID: <53744A0A1D995C459E975F971E17F56490BF6F@namail4.corp.adobe.com>
To: "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>, "Gez Lemon" <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

> By definition, <code>alt="&npsp;"</code> is not null. In my 
> opinion, it should not satisfy the SC1.1.1 requirement about 
> decorative non text content.

Similarly, a space within the alt attribute is not null.  Close to
nothing, but still something.
Received on Monday, 10 April 2006 13:14:25 UTC

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