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Autools 3.2 technique

From: <thatch@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 16:44:22 -0500
To: Authoring Tools Guidelines List <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
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I think the following should be mentioned in the techniques for 3.2:
If x.gif is labeled with alt="x", it would seem like a good idea to
automatically insert alt="x" the second time x.gif is used. I believe
it is covered in the checkpoint (last phrase), but I think it should
be covered in the notes or example.

3.2 Do not insert automatically generated (e.g., the filename)
or place-holder (e.g., "image") equivalent text, except in cases
where human-authored text has been written for an object
whose function is known with certainty. [Priority 1]

Jim Thatcher
IBM Special Needs Systems
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