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Re: fear of "invisible metadata"

From: Philip & Le Khanh <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 23:07:47 +0100
Message-ID: <467AF6B3.40003@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org



Joshue O Connor wrote:

> The problem that you seem be indicating is the difficulty in writing *good*
> alt text. This is an entirely different issue but an important one. The
> best the WG can do is provide tools that make this easy

What sort of "tools" did you have in mind ?  I can't see how
(given the current state of image recognition and AI) how the
human mind can be bettered as the current tool of choice for
writing ALT text ...

Philip Taylor
Received on Thursday, 21 June 2007 22:09:56 GMT

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