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Re: 1.4 and ALT text

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2001 14:18:49 -0400 (EDT)
To: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
cc: "'GLWAI Guidelines WG (GL - WAI Guidelines WG)'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0108061417360.16065-100000@tux.w3.org>
I don't think this is necessary. Where it is not possible to do something (as
in technically impossible) it should simply be marked non-applicable, and
then we rely on using technology that does support accessibility where
possible.

Charles

On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:


  Since we can't mark the language in an HTML ALT text -- but we can in
  XML or Object,

  Perhaps this should be amended to read

  1.4 Identify the primary natural language of text and (where
  supported) text equivalents and all changes in natural language.
Received on Monday, 6 August 2001 14:18:51 GMT

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