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Re: [html4all] New issue: IMG section of HTML5 draft contradicts WCAG 1 & WCAG 2 (draft)

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 11:31:41 +0100
Message-ID: <47FF3E0D.30607@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: HTML4All <list@html4all.org>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, wai-xtech@w3.org, Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@ieee.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:

>>     'alt="<no ALT text available>"'
>  > ...
> How is that better than not having a value at all?

By "no value at all", do you mean (a) "no ALT attribute"
(in which case the answer is that my proposal is
syntactically valid, assuming a mandate for ALT
atributes), or (b) a null ALT attribute, in which case
the latter is reserved for images that do not
contribute to the content of the page.

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