2.5.3.2.1. Until user agents handle empty controls correctly, include default, place-holding characters in edit boxes and text areas.

Checkpoint 10.4

"Some legacy assistive technologies require initial text in form controls such as TEXTAREA in order to function properly. [...] Provide a text equivalent for images used as "submit" buttons [...]." [13]

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