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Re: img alt text, links and titles

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 12:54:52 -0500
Message-ID: <002701c19f80$1212b250$c2f20141@cp286066a>
To: <kynn-eda@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: <kynn-eda@idyllmtn.com>, "Ineke van der Maat" <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>, "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>, "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
we're getting a bit off topic here so back to the context of alt text
for an image, the words that are nouns for the things that they are
naming have no place.

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From: <kynn-eda@idyllmtn.com>
To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@home.com>
Cc: <kynn-eda@idyllmtn.com>; "Ineke van der Maat" <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>;
"Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>; "Charles McCathieNevile"
<charles@w3.org>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 11:54 AM
Subject: Re: img alt text, links and titles


David Poehlman wrote:
> let's put this another way.  an alternative is an alternative
> representatation.  the word image does not stand for anything and you
> must have written this particular speck that you point to because it
> isn't anywhere else.

Why do you say the word "image" does not stand for anything?  How
exactly are you able to say this with such certainty in all situations
which may possibly arise?

--Kynn
Received on Thursday, 17 January 2002 12:54:56 GMT

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