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RE: Okay, is this better?

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <GV@TraceCenter.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 14:19:55 -0600
Message-ID: <01BD598B.6AFF89E0.GV@TraceCenter.org>
To: "'Liam Quinn'" <liam@htmlhelp.com>, "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

-----Original Message-----
<SNIP>
>alt text would work well for all three audiences: maybe something like
><img alt="purple line________________________________"> and
><img alt="zig-zag line /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\"> would
>work well.

I would use

<IMG ALT="-------------------------" TITLE="Purple line">

ALT as replacement text, TITLE as an image title:  If we treat these
attributes this way, we get simplicity and consistency.

--
Liam Quinn


I would suggest that it should reflect the function of the line rather than the appearance as in

<IMG  ALT= "Section Divider Line"

Gregg

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