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RE: Overly Verbose Alt Tags

From: Charles F. Munat <chas@munat.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 17:09:55 -0700
To: "Hewitt, Denise" <Denise.Hewitt@idea.com>, "'Kathleen Anderson'" <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>, "w3cwai" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "Patrick Burke" <burke@ucla.edu>
I must be missing something. Unless claiming the bullets are red when they
are actually blue is a joke.

What this page seems to be to me is a perfect example of how NOT to use the
alt attribute.

Charles F. Munat

Denise Hewitt wrote
> Read the alt tags... and you'll get the joke.

Kathleen Anderson wrote:
> Actually, Patrick, they're blue bullets!

Patrick Burke wrote:
> > Here is my current "favorite" for overly chatty ALT tags making content
> > nearly inaccessible:
> >
> > http://natzoo.si.edu/hilights/hilights.htm
> >
> > But please wear a bullet-proof vest to deflect the large, spherical red
> > objects!
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