[whatwg] Conformance for Mail clients (and maybe other WYSIWYGeditors)

James Graham jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Apr 11 02:44:20 PDT 2007

Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> I think the correct fallback for a photograph for its own sake is alt="(Use
> a browser that supports graphic images to view)".

Not much use to a blind user, for example. (Of course arguably flickr as a whole 
isn't much use to a blind user but that alt text still seems suboptimal).

However I think this reenforces the general point that there are cases where the 
image _is_ the content.

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  -- Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

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