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Re: And today's ironic bit of HTML is...

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2002 19:57:27 -0400
To: Bill Mason <w3c@accessibleinter.net>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <000a01c223b6$8d2c83c0$19e03244@DAVIDPOEHLMAN>

sorry, show him what it sounds like on the phone with and without alt
tags.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Mason" <w3c@accessibleinter.net>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 04, 2002 7:50 PM
Subject: Re: And today's ironic bit of HTML is...



At 04:53 PM 07/04/2002, Tina Marie Holmboe wrote:
>   How does the rest of you feel about the current status: are we
moving
>   towards a more accessible web, or are people - not to put too fine a
point
>   on it - not giving crap ?

Judging by my experiences when I've raised accessibility issues with
site
owners, a lot of people still don't give a crap.

Just last week I had the webmaster in charge of this site argue with me
that including ALT tags on this page was "dated" thinking and not
necessary:

http://www.capta.org/

And that was after I showed him what the page looked like in Lynx.

Bill Mason
Accessible Internet
w3c@accessibleinter.net
http://www.accessibleinter.net/
Received on Thursday, 4 July 2002 19:58:00 GMT

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