[uf-new] img alt content (was:hAudio implemented on Bitmunk (with one snag))

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Tue Jul 10 00:10:43 PDT 2007

In message <C2B83F76.91BAC%tantek at cs.stanford.edu>, Tantek Çelik 
<tantek at cs.stanford.edu> writes

>On 7/9/07 7:30 PM, "Manu Sporny" <msporny at digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
>> Mike, would it be possible to write a parseTagTextFromImages() function
>> that would extract the 'alt' text from images? Therefore, running it
>> over the following HTML:
>> <a class="fn url" href="http://www.mikekaply.com/">
>>  <img src="uf.png" alt="Michael" /> Kaply
>> </a>
>> Would yield the text "Michael Kaply" for 'fn'. Using this approach would
>> also solve the hAudio problem as well as the problems that have been
>> raised thus far in this thread.
>This would be non-compliant with hCard parsing and thus should be 
> http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard-parsing

In other words, the microformat parsing rules are non-compliant with the 
HTML specification.

I think that's something which should be fixed.

Andy Mabbett

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