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

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Jul 11 01:12:56 PDT 2007

In message <531BF2FB-496D-4999-B0D0-2F56471684C6 at makedatamakesense.com>,
Scott Reynen <scott at makedatamakesense.com> writes

>> Can you give a real world example of someone publishing such "garbage"
>> alt text, pertinent to microformats (and again with URLs as above),
>> which does not violate the HTML specs, please?
>While the HTML specs are a very important consideration, they are not
>the only consideration.  While encouraging adherence to HTML, we need
>to recognize that such adherence is quite rare in practice.  How many
>of us even have perfectly valid websites?  Complete adherence to HTML
>is simply not a practical criteria to apply without concession on
>today's web.  We should push it where we can and choose those battles

If that's true - which I dispute - then who's going to re-write:


        The first rule of POSH is that you must validate your POSH.


Andy Mabbett

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