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Re: Request for review of alt and alt value for authoring or publishing tools

From: Tomas Caspers <tomas@tomascaspers.de>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 21:10:28 +0200
To: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>
Message-Id: <5887DAED-91A4-45F4-806C-343E303C5BDA@tomascaspers.de>
Cc: wai-xtech@w3.org, wai-liaison@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, HTML4All <list@html4all.org>

Am 15.04.2008 um 20:48 schrieb John Foliot:
> Any information is better than no information.  It puts the images  
> in a
> rudimentary context (this is image 4 of 9 on the page).  A non- 
> visual user
> still may have no idea what the image really is, but can be told  
> that image
> number 4 at the "photo-upload site" is of their grandchild, and they  
> could
> then copy the file to a flash drive, and have the photo printed and  
> framed
> for when visitors come over to visit (just to make the scenario  
> "real").

The same would be true if the AT involved simply read out the  
filename, as some of them do in absence of an alt-Attribute.

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