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Re: Collecting of data about alt usage

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 22:25:47 +0100
Message-ID: <480911DB.9060906@cam.ac.uk>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>

James Graham wrote:
> In all the recent discussion about the usage of @alt, there has been 
> little, if any, non-anecdotal data presented to back up various claims. 
> This leads me to believe that such data might not exist, or might not be 
> readily accessible (i.e. not behind for-money subscriptions). Therefore 
> I have been wondering about the feasibility of collecting such data.

I've started a wiki page about this topic [1] (it still needs more 
fleshing out). Feedback on things that I haven't thought of, opinions on 
how best to address various concerns and so on would be very welcome.

[1] http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/AltSurvey

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