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Re: null alt revisited

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 1999 11:20:37 -0700
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To: thatch@us.ibm.com
Cc: w3c-wai-au@w3.org
At 12:57 p.m. 04/08/99 -0500, thatch@us.ibm.com wrote:
>Actually, HPR is adding a switch to speak image if the user wants when
>there is no alt=text or title. That is the right way. But a default alt=" "
>would be a terrible mistake. That, or alt="" should only be used when the
>author clearly understands why it should be used!!

Okay, we've found common ground. :)

Kynn Bartlett <kynn@hwg.org>
President, Governing Board Member
HTML Writers Guild <URL:http://www.hwg.org>
Received on Thursday, 8 April 1999 14:27:23 UTC

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