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Re: Two new sites

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 1998 21:09:48 -0700
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19981024210948.00940100@mail.idyllmtn.com>
To: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Cc: "Charles F. Munat" <coder@acnet.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 11:55 p.m. 10/24/98 -0400, Liam Quinn wrote:
>At 10:31 PM 24/10/98 -0500, Charles F. Munat wrote:
>>http://vallartabooks.com.

>Is there any point in the non-visual user hearing "Image: Spacer" and
>"Image: Vertical rule"?  I would think that using ALT="" would be much less
>distracting.

I agree.  You might want to put a TITLE on the IMG with this
information instead.

>Along the same line, what is the point of telling the user that his or her
>browser does not support JavaScript?

On the other hand, it does say that the JavaScript is pointless,
so at least you know you're not missing anything.  I personally
would leave the note out too, though.

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