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Re: img alt text, links and titles

From: Ineke van der Maat <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 20:36:25 -0800
Message-ID: <00ae01c19fd9$b2024f60$78a86dc2@xs4all.nl>
To: "Steve Brumbaugh" <sbrumb@fas.harvard.edu>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Hi Steve, 

Thanks for your answer, but a sighted visitor can see that image.  So I have to mention the copyright anywhere in the site.
It is especially important for a political site I maintain..

Cheers
 Ineke

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Brumbaugh" <sbrumb@fas.harvard.edu>
To: "Ineke van der Maat" <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: img alt text, links and titles


> On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Ineke van der Maat wrote:
> 
> > When I use alt="" because it is a meaningless picture, the blind user
> > has no idea there is a image in the page. But what to do when I have
> > to mention who has the copyrights of that meaningless image?
> 
> Since the image doesn't render at all for the user, do you necessarily
> have to include any copyright information?  Granted, I'm no lawyer, but
> declaring copyright information for non-existent material seems illogical.
> 
> Steve Brumbaugh
> http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~sbrumb/
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 17 January 2002 14:26:51 GMT

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