[whatwg] alt="" and the <meta name=generator> exception

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jul 24 11:58:53 PDT 2012

On Tue, 24 Jul 2012, Edward O'Connor wrote:
> The spec currently disallows conformance checkers from reporting <img> 
> elements without alt="" attributes as an error when <meta 
> name=generator> is present[1].

I've adjusted the text to make it clearer that validators can report the 
error in this case, just that they are discouraged from doing so.

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