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Re: Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

From: Steve Faulkner <sfaulkner@paciellogroup.com>
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2007 08:00:13 +0100
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>What does @title have to do with accessibility?


The intro to HTML 4 appears to make a connection

http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/intro/intro.html#h-2.3.2<http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/global.html#adef-title>

HTML 4 specs

2.3.2 Accessibility

"As the Web community grows and its members diversify in their abilities and
skills, it is crucial that the underlying technologies be appropriate to
their specific needs. HTML has been designed to make Web pages more
accessible to those with physical limitations. HTML 4 developments inspired
by concerns for accessibility include:"

"Support for the *TITLE* and lang attributes on all elements."


On 01/09/07, Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl> wrote:
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>
> At 13:50 -0500 UTC, on 2007-09-01, Jon Barnett wrote:
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> [... about @title and @alt]
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> > Well, both attributes exist for accessibility
>
> What does @title have to do with accessibility?
>
>
> --
> Sander Tekelenburg
> The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>
>
>


-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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