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Re: ALT issue redux

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 06:46:28 -0600
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0802060446r4875654g44bb87891bea6e80@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: wai-xtech@w3.org

Al Gilman wrote:

> 5.  Conclusion:  barring the introduction of three fresh good
> reasons for a change, the failure of the HTML5 draft to make
> @alt on <img> an across-the-board requirement (even if sometimes
> it has the value of &quot;&quot;) is a bug.  Or do you have
> reasons?

Patrick H. Lauke wrote:

> To play devil's advocate - or to preempt the probable response from
> HTML WG:

Additionally, something to keep in mind from the the devil's advocate
position or to preempt the probable response from HTML WG are the
following seven old justifications of why they consider that alt
should be optional.

http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/IssueAltAttribute#head-6b609a34b88fd6d7670a28e31602884215553834

Best Regards,
Laura
Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2008 12:46:36 UTC

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