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

From: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 18:07:50 +0100
Message-ID: <e2a28a920805151007l1a2591d0u455dfdb24be40dd6@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Geoffrey Sneddon" <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Cc: "Ret'd Philip TAYLOR" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>, "Daniel Glazman" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, "Dave Singer" <singer@apple.com>, "HTML Working Group" <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>

On 15/05/2008, Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com> wrote:
>  There's a third option, which is the status quo: output an empty alt
> attribute. They'll keep doing that. It will keep the tool's output passing
> machine checkable conformance criteria (and people will leave it if it
> doesn't), but it still doesn't help accessibility.

Which authoring tools currently do this?


Gez

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