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testing versus expert opinion

From: Steve Faulkner <sfaulkner@paciellogroup.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 08:12:49 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80709110012m4f320e16jfff6d9ee12dc1d06@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi anne and mjs

<anne> also funny:
http://html4all.org/pipermail/list_html4all.org/2007-September/000267.html
<mjs_> yes, actual testing counts for more than the opinion of an official
expert
<mjs> the shocking secret is out

cite:http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/html-wg/20070911

Just wondered what testing was done before deciding to make the alt
attribute optional? Or was the decision based solely on expert opinion?
-- 
with regards

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

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