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Re: [techs] text equivalents in links

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 14:19:31 -0800
Message-Id: <7BC33639-8361-11D8-B97C-000393AF2932@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: WAI-GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
To: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>


On Mar 31, 2004, at 1:24 PM, Joe Clark wrote:
>> The better solution
>> is, as John said, to put both the image and the text in the same 
>> link, then
>> set the image to null alt text, e.g.,
>
> The better solution is to use a right-arrow character, &rarr;. But
> graphical arrows can be quite nice.

If you're suggesting alt="&rarr;" that's a great idea.  Unfortunately
it's not a good general solution, as there aren't, say, HTML entities
for the home page and so on.

--Kynn

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