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

From: Matt Morgan-May <mattmay@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 10:16:16 -0700
To: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
CC: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C451BDF0.803C%mattmay@adobe.com>

On 5/15/08 10:07 AM, "Gez Lemon" <gez.lemon@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

(Hint: Don't say Dreamweaver.)

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