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Re: wave file as alt tag?

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sun, 16 May 1999 12:35:41 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199905161935.MAA24262@ayla.idyllmtn.com>
To: poehlman@clark.net (David Poehlman)
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
David wrote:
> Suppose you could capture the sound of an image say a bullet or a
> picture of a tea kettle and put that sound in a wave file?  Suppose
> further that you could then identify that sound once and then let it
> stand for its self due to its uniqueness?  would it be appropriate to
> use it as an alt tag considering that some actually many people will
> not hear it but for those who can process and hear it, it would render
> well and uniquely?

You could use CSS to make this an aural icon or use OBJECT
to make it an aural "alt" text.

--Kynn
Received on Sunday, 16 May 1999 15:36:49 GMT

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