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Fixing http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9081

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@@ -22407,10 +22407,17 @@ <h6 id=a-graphical-representation-of-some-of-the-surrounding-text><span class=se
<h6 id="a-purely-decorative-image-that-doesn't-add-any-information"><span class=secno>4.8.1.1.7 </span>A purely decorative image that doesn't add any information</h6>
- <p>In general, if an image is decorative but isn't especially
- page-specific, for example an image that forms part of a site-wide
- design scheme, the image should be specified in the site's CSS,
- not in the markup of the document.</p>
+ <p>If an image is decorative but isn't especially page-specific
+ &mdash; for example an image that forms part of a site-wide design
+ scheme &mdash; the image should be specified in the site's CSS, not
+ in the markup of the document.</p>
+
+
+
+ <!-- The above paragraph is omitted in the WHATWG copy and replaced
+ with the explicit requirement below because accessibility is better
+ served by having authors get all their information from one place,
+ instead of requiring them to read multiple (contradictory) documents. -->
<p>However, a decorative image that isn't discussed by the
surrounding text but still has some relevance can be included in a page
@@ -22443,6 +22450,7 @@ <h6 id="a-purely-decorative-image-that-doesn't-add-any-information"><span class=
+
<h6 id=a-group-of-images-that-form-a-single-larger-picture-with-no-links><span class=secno>4.8.1.1.8 </span>A group of images that form a single larger picture with no links</h6>
<p>When a picture has been sliced into smaller image files that are
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@@ -1359,6 +1359,10 @@
the ARIA specifications because of <a href=http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Mar/0244.html>a
working group decision from March 2011</a>.</li>
+ <li>The W3C version gives incomplete advice regarding the <code title=attr-img-alt><a href=#attr-img-alt>alt</a></code> attribute and instead references
+ other documents on the matter because of <a href=http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Mar/0691.html>a
+ working group decision from March 2011</a>.</li>
+
</ul><p>Features that are considered part of the next generation of HTML
beyond HTML5 (and that are therefore not included in the W3C version
of HTML5) currently consist of:</p>
@@ -22388,10 +22392,17 @@ Standards mode, and about 9% triggered the Standards mode.&lt;/p&gt;
<h6 id="a-purely-decorative-image-that-doesn't-add-any-information"><span class=secno>4.8.1.1.7 </span>A purely decorative image that doesn't add any information</h6>
- <p>In general, if an image is decorative but isn't especially
- page-specific, for example an image that forms part of a site-wide
- design scheme, the image should be specified in the site's CSS,
- not in the markup of the document.</p>
+ <p>If an image is decorative but isn't especially page-specific
+ &mdash; for example an image that forms part of a site-wide design
+ scheme &mdash; the image should be specified in the site's CSS, not
+ in the markup of the document.</p>
+
+
+
+ <!-- The above paragraph is omitted in the WHATWG copy and replaced
+ with the explicit requirement below because accessibility is better
+ served by having authors get all their information from one place,
+ instead of requiring them to read multiple (contradictory) documents. -->
<p>However, a decorative image that isn't discussed by the
surrounding text but still has some relevance can be included in a page
@@ -22424,6 +22435,7 @@ The island of Shalott.&lt;/p&gt;</pre>
+
<h6 id=a-group-of-images-that-form-a-single-larger-picture-with-no-links><span class=secno>4.8.1.1.8 </span>A group of images that form a single larger picture with no links</h6>
<p>When a picture has been sliced into smaller image files that are
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@@ -99,6 +99,12 @@
href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Mar/0244.html">a
working group decision from March 2011</a>.</li>
+ <li>The W3C version gives incomplete advice regarding the <code
+ title="attr-img-alt">alt</code> attribute and instead references
+ other documents on the matter because of <a
+ href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Mar/0691.html">a
+ working group decision from March 2011</a>.</li>
+
</ul>
<p>Features that are considered part of the next generation of HTML
@@ -23963,10 +23969,25 @@ Standards mode, and about 9% triggered the Standards mode.&lt;/p>
<h6>A purely decorative image that doesn't add any information</h6>
- <p>In general, if an image is decorative but isn't especially
- page-specific, for example an image that forms part of a site-wide
- design scheme, the image should be specified in the site's CSS,
- not in the markup of the document.</p>
+ <p>If an image is decorative but isn't especially page-specific
+ &mdash; for example an image that forms part of a site-wide design
+ scheme &mdash; the image should be specified in the site's CSS, not
+ in the markup of the document.</p>
+
+<!--END html--><!--END complete--><!--END epub--><!--END dev-html-->
+ <p>Exceptions to this rule, in cases where CSS cannot be used to
+ display an entirely decorative image, are covered by the HTML5:
+ Techniques for providing useful text alternatives. <a href="#refsHTMLALTTECHS">[HTMLALTTECHS]</a>
+ Authors are also encouraged to consult the Web Content Accessibility
+ Guidelines 2.0 for more detailed information and acceptable
+ techniques. <a href="#refsWCAG">[WCAG]</a></p>
+<!--START html--><!--START complete--><!--START epub--><!--START dev-html-->
+<!--END w3c-html-->
+
+ <!-- The above paragraph is omitted in the WHATWG copy and replaced
+ with the explicit requirement below because accessibility is better
+ served by having authors get all their information from one place,
+ instead of requiring them to read multiple (contradictory) documents. -->
<p>However, a decorative image that isn't discussed by the
surrounding text but still has some relevance can be included in a page
@@ -23998,6 +24019,7 @@ The island of Shalott.&lt;/p></pre>
</div>
+<!--START w3c-html-->
<h6>A group of images that form a single larger picture with no links</h6>
@@ -110314,6 +110336,9 @@ interface <span>HTMLDocument</span> {
<cite><a href="http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/">HTML5</a></cite>,
I. Hickson. W3C.</dd>
+ <dt id="refsHTMLALTTECHS">[HTMLALTTECHS]</dt>
+ <dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a href="http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/">HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives</a></cite>, S. Faulkner. W3C.</dd>
+
<dt id="refsHTMLDIFF">[HTMLDIFF]</dt>
<!--
<dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a

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