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Flickr and alt (was: Re: HTML5 alt conformance criteria clarifications requested)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 12:12:04 +0200
To: "David Poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uf2umefq64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 17 Aug 2008 17:26:59 +0200, David Poehlman  
<david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com> wrote:
> Actually, flickr must be corrected.  Alt is required and it is clear  
> what it is meant to do and if the image is that important, alt with  
> meaning or
> description must be provided.

Do you really think people uploading photos to Flickr will care? If  
they're forced to enter some alternate text for every single image they'll  
just go elsewhere. I know I would.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Monday, 18 August 2008 10:13:06 UTC

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