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Re: alt crazyness (Re: alt and authoring practices)

From: Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 13:08:13 +0100
Message-ID: <481C55AD.5080708@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, "wai-liaison@w3.org" <wai-liaison@w3.org>, Elie Slo´m <elie.sloim@temesis.com>



Daniel Glazman wrote:

[...]

> 4. basing the spec'd definition of alt on common practice on the web
>    is crazy, absolutely crazy. Smells like "89% of citizens don't like
>    to pay taxes, let's get rid of taxes".

Basing /any part/ of the specification on common practice
on the web is crazy : it is just sanctioning existing
bad practice rather than using intellect to decide what
should or should not form the basis of good practice.

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Saturday, 3 May 2008 12:09:04 UTC

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