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Re: [html4all] HTML5 Alternative Text, and Authoring Tools

From: David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 15:44:22 -0400
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Message-Id: <2F895E85-1F9F-4BAD-A7F8-D664F68E369F@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Cc: "Matt Morgan-May" <mattmay@adobe.com>, "HTML Working Group" <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>

yes.

On May 14, 2008, at 2:53 PM, Henri Sivonen wrote:


On May 14, 2008, at 19:51, David Poehlman wrote:

> One of the stumbling blocks is that AT does make an effort to repair  
> missing
> alt and if it didn't authors might have to work a bit harder to get  
> what
> they want rendered.  A lot of developpers know tha AT will repair  
> alt no
> matter how dismally so don't even try.  "image" is qauite enough for  
> me
> thank you.

If reading "image" is enough for you, doesn't it mean that the AT that  
tries to read the file name is defective for your purposes?

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Henri Sivonen
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Received on Wednesday, 14 May 2008 19:45:02 GMT

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