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Re: A presentational img?

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 14:13:47 -0700
Cc: 'Steve Faulkner' <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, 'Richard Schwerdtfeger' <schwer@us.ibm.com>, 'W3C WAI-XTECH' <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-id: <2FBB9A73-DC79-4F8A-8A15-0AB7B3421412@apple.com>
To: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
On May 10, 2011, at 1:21 PM, Sailesh Panchang wrote:

>> what about an explicit alt="" inside a link?
>> <a href="/path/about_us.html"><img src="contact.png" alt=""></a>
> This needs visible anchor text or an alt.

The question was not whether or not the markup is wrong. (We're on an accessibility list; everyone here knows it's wrong.) The question was about what heuristics are defined (or should be defined) in the HTML 5 spec regarding fallback for this case.
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