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602812526apply wg decision (introductory text for <img>)2011-04-25 23:09
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@@ -151,6 +151,12 @@
    href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Apr/0451.html">a
    working group decision from April 2011</a>.</li>
 
+   <li>The W3C version does not state that the <code>img</code>
+   element's <code title="attr-img-alt">alt</code> attribute is its
+   <span>fallback content</span>, because of <a
+   href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Apr/0452.html">a
+   working group decision from April 2011</a>.</li>
+
   </ul>
 
   <p>Features that are part of HTML (and this specification) but that
@@ -11624,6 +11630,9 @@
   content</dfn>: content that is to be used when the external resource
   cannot be used (e.g. because it is of an unsupported format). The
   element definitions state what the fallback is, if any.</p>
+  <!-- we might not need to define fallback content at all. consider
+  removing it if we don't end up using it anywhere (e.g. Selection)
+  -->
 
 
   <h6>Interactive content</h6>
@@ -23370,9 +23379,15 @@
 
   <p>The image given by the <dfn
   title="attr-img-src"><code>src</code></dfn> attribute is the
-  embedded content, and the value of the <dfn
-  title="attr-img-alt"><code>alt</code></dfn> attribute is the
-  <code>img</code> element's <span>fallback content</span>.</p>
+  embedded content; the value of the <dfn
+  title="attr-img-alt"><code>alt</code></dfn> attribute provides
+  equivalent content for those who cannot process images or who have
+  image loading disabled<!--
+--><!--END w3c-html--><!--FORK--><!--
+  --> (i.e. it is the <code>img</code> element's <span>fallback
+  content</span>)<!--
+--><!--START w3c-html--><!--FORK--><!--
+  -->.</p>
 
   <p>The <code title="attr-img-src">src</code> attribute must be
   present, and must contain a <span>valid non-empty URL potentially

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