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RE: About ABBR

From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2000 18:26:57 -0500
Message-Id: <4.1.20000219182603.03ae0530@mail.webgeek.com>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>, "Neff, Robert" <Robert.Neff@usmint.treas.gov>
Cc: WAI Interest Group Emailing List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 02:36 PM 2/19/00 -0800, Kynn Bartlett wrote:

>ALT has been supported in most authoring tools (but not prominently)
>for years now.  However, the use of ALT text as "tool tips" by
>major browsers has had a *much* greater effect on the acceptance of
>ALT than anything done by any page authoring tools.

Although that occasionally backfires -- I've had a few students complain
about the tooltips treatment, and not want to include ALT text because of
it (a minority view, but a frustrating one to be sure!)

Received on Saturday, 19 February 2000 18:27:21 UTC

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