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Re: Images and alternative text

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 13:13:03 -0400
Message-ID: <489C7E9F.10405@mit.edu>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> Likewise, perhaps the cowpath to put LaTeX code into @alt needs to be 
> taken into account. But in the first place we must realise that putting 
> source code into @alt and assuming people/User Agents figure it out by 
> themselves, is wrong.

Thing is, in some communities sending TeX as part of your text message 
is considered perfectly reasonable, at least for simple equations.  So a 
lot of people don't think of it as "source code" but as simply another 
notation, one well-suited for plaintext communication.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 8 August 2008 17:13:51 UTC

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