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RE: use of the "d" link for images

From: Charles F. Munat <chas@munat.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 14:11:54 -0700
To: "Jeff Isom" <jeff@cpd2.usu.edu>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Jeff Isom wrote:
"As the user tabbed
throught the links they would hear "link d" . . . "link d" . . . "link d".
They would have to work to figure out what image the link refers to.  I know
this is convention for describing images, but is it the best approach?"

You can use the title attribute on the anchor tag to give additional
information about what is being described.

For example,

<a href="" title="Description of photo of Benjamin Franklin.">D</a>

Charles F. Munat
Seattle, Washington
Received on Tuesday, 24 April 2001 17:14:46 UTC

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