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Re: alt attribute - a very simple proposal

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 16:44:13 +0300
Cc: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <73F51B1C-3815-45A7-93BB-FAB07D776389@iki.fi>
To: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>

On Aug 19, 2008, at 16:36, Laura Carlson wrote:

>>>
>>> When the markup generator has an image of unknown (to the generator)
>>> content for which the generator does not have user-entered textual
>>> alternative, what should the markup generator emit as the value of  
>>> the alt
>>> attribute according to your reading of WCAG 2.0?
>>
>> Henri, is it not Karl's position that such questions
>> are for the WCAG WG [1] to resolve ?  Would it not be
>> better to address your question to them ?
>
> - Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AUWG):
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/AU/
>
> - User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (UAWG)
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/


So what's the answer to my question according to *your* reading of  
*those* specs?

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Henri Sivonen
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