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Re: Flickr and alt

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 11:53:54 +0100
Message-ID: <48AAA642.6000506@cfit.ie>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
> On Aug 19, 2008, at 13:28, Joshue O Connor wrote:
> 
>> Eric Eggert wrote:
>>> What confuses me about that whole alternative text on flickr issue is 
>>> that flickr is an edge case, not a typical use case for alternative 
>>> text.
>>
>> I completely agree.
> 
> 
> Flickr is not an edge case. 

I still think it is. It is only one way of dealing with content, with a 
particular API and its own peculiarities so we will have to agree to 
differ on this one.

Maybe its current status as a proposed silver bullet for mandatory @alt 
has coloured my vision somewhat.

Cheers

Josh
Received on Tuesday, 19 August 2008 10:54:44 GMT

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