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Re: mugshots

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 03:03:13 -0500 (EST)
To: Rebecca Cox <rebecca@cwa.co.nz>
cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0111050301310.5499-100000@tux.w3.org>
I tried to put a friendly photo on my "who am i" page at W3C, and an
laternative to match. The photo is me in medieval clothes, and the alt is
"Charles wears some funny clothes".


On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Rebecca Cox wrote:

  I'm making a page about a group of people, with small photos of each
  person, and wondering if it would be appropriate to try to give as
  alt text / longdesc, something equivalent to the information you
  would get about each person, from looking at the photos. ie age,
  ethnicity, style of dress etc (being polite of course!)

  What do people think about this?


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