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RE: Okay, is this better?

From: Mike Paciello <paciello@yuri.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 16:09:17 -0500
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To: Gregg Vanderheiden <GV@TraceCenter.org>, "'Liam Quinn'" <liam@htmlhelp.com>, "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
I would second Gregg's suggestion. Functional descriptions are much more
critical to both the navigational and cognitive needs of the user. If,
however the color of the line somehow implied meaning -- like a street
signal -- then including the color would be important.



At 02:19 PM 3/27/98 -0600, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
>>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"
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