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Re: apology on "alt" tags

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 12:03:11 -0700
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20000926120236.00b14b40@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: "Savin, Jill" <jsavin@mentortech.com>
Cc: "'WAI'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 11:25 AM 9/26/2000 , Savin, Jill wrote:
>A while back I made a joke, when discussing the "bobby" graphic, like:
>"What, do they think people are maliciously leaving out alt tags or
>something??"
>And then of course along came the IBM Olympic website, where they apparently
>did just that.  I must apologize for my earlier naiveté' in this area!  The
>others were right!

Hold on, a sec, I don't think the Olympic site was being _malicious_.
Let's not attribute to malice what is clearly ignorance or
laziness.

--Kynn

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