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Re: ALT text in Introduction to WD-WAI-PAGEAUTH

From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 1999 10:13:27 +1100 (AEDT)
To: WAI Markup Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.990302101115.11208B-100000@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
As Gregg mentioned in a different context, the text only performs the
function of the graphic so far as is possible. For instance, a description
of a painting would probably not produce an equivalent experience to that
of an aesthetic encounter with the painting itself; and the same can be
said, mutatis mutandis, of music and certain other types of auditory
Received on Monday, 1 March 1999 18:13:35 UTC

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