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Re: city of hartford site has a text only?

From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 20:27:19 -0500
Message-ID: <387A86F7.4CA01069@clark.net>
To: kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us
CC: wai-ig list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I have no doubts about their intentions and will glad to se the day when
that image map is gone.  by the way, I have seen image maps where the
links were broken out beneath.
I don't know if this would help here.

Kathleen Anderson wrote:
> 
> Hi:
> I'm not sure what you mean by 'necessary', but, until user agents
> support alt tags for the hotspots in client-side image maps, or until
> the City eliminates the image map altogether, I believe he did the
> reasonable thing. Also, you should know that the webmaster who made this
> change does not author the entire site. Some portions are subwebs
> maintained by other city departments.
> This is one of the group that visited our test center, they came away
> very committed to making their site accessible.
> --
> Kathleen Anderson
> State Comptroller's Office
> 55 Elm Street, Room 101
> Hartford, Connecticut 06106
> voice: (860) 702-3355   fax: (860) 702-3634
> e-mail: kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us
> URL OSC: http://www.osc.state.ct.us
> URL ACCESS: http://www.cmac.state.ct.us/access
> 
> David Poehlman wrote:
> >
> > can someone tell me if this should have been necessary?
> > Thanks, url below.
> > http://ci.hartford.ct.us/
> >
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