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Bug 22161 - [HTML]: paragraph contains inaccuracies
Summary: [HTML]: paragraph contains inaccuracies
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: steve faulkner
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Keywords: CR
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-05-25 16:09 UTC by steve faulkner
Modified: 2014-03-27 15:56 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description steve faulkner 2013-05-25 16:09:29 UTC
"A corollary to this is that the alt attribute's value should never contain text that could be considered the image's caption, title, or legend. It is supposed to contain replacement text that could be used by users instead of the image; it is not meant to supplement the image. The title attribute can be used for supplemental information."

contains, inaccurate referenced elements, promotes misuse of title attribute, inappropriate constraints on use of alt - needs cleanup.
Comment 1 dmacdona 2013-05-25 19:04:32 UTC
I agree with Steve on this
Comment 2 steve faulkner 2014-01-12 17:00:24 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: refer to commit
Rationale: agreed with Description.
Comment 3 steve faulkner 2014-03-27 15:56:01 UTC
Fixed in CR