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Re: Seamless Accessibility (was Re: your mail)

From: Wendy A Chisholm <chisholm@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 22 May 1998 10:20:56 -0500
Message-Id: <199805221522.KAA18840@trace.wisc.edu>
To: Paul Adelson <paul.adelson@citicorp.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>  PA: Interesting. Could you provide sample HTML to show exactly how this
would
>be done? Thanks.
> 
This example is taken from the WAI Page Authoring Guidelines [1]:

<OBJECT data="sales.gif" type="image/gif">
          Sales in 1997 were down subsequent to ...
</OBJECT> 

However, OBJECT does not have an "alt" attribute, although it does have
"title."  [2]

--wendy

[1] WAI Guidelines on Page Authoring
http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/WD-WAI-PAGEAUTH.html  (note that the current
public version of this doc does include the "type" element in the example.
this will be updated).
[2]  HTML 4.0 specification
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/objects.html#edef-OBJECT

wendy chisholm
human factors engineer
trace research and development center
university of wisconsin - madison, USA
Received on Friday, 22 May 1998 11:22:15 GMT

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