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Re: Flickr and alt

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 14:35:07 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0808181235n4917ce3bq20d87dc5869de159@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Sam Kuper" <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>

Sam wrote:

> I think requiring alt is good practice, and omitting it is poor practice.
> While most CMSes and authoring tools will allow users to omit alt, they
> ought to alert the user that this is against spec,

Some ATAG and UAAG Techniques:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/Action54AltAttributeSecondDraft#line-107

> and perhaps ought to link
> to a document that explains why alt is generally required.

Text Alternative information:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/Action54AltAttributeSecondDraft#head-976ce235d281a0bfd416b3b70bec2eb5c26037d7

Best Regards,
Laura

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Laura L. Carlson
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