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RE: ALT text survey

From: Kasday, Leonard R (Len), ALTEC <kasday@att.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 14:18:10 -0500
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To: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>> It would be a complete mistake to let our choice be dominated by what one
>> or other browser happens to be doing today.  Let's concentrate on the
>> functional requirement, in terms of user needs, and then we can evaluate
>> how well the browsers are fulfilling that requirement.  Not vice versa. 

I agree on this approach for the ultimate recommendations on ALT text.
However, we also need recommendations for authors to best acommodate
people using browsers as they exist today.
When to transition from one to the other is problematical. 


All opinions expressed here are my own, not necessarily those of my
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