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Re: Image Question

From: Jorge Teran <teranj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 17:35:48 -0400
Message-ID: <008301c247c8$626654a0$0e01a8c0@umsanet.edu.bo>
To: "John Foliot - bytown internet" <foliot@bytowninternet.com>, "W3c-Wai-Ig" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Helo
It's not reasonable the order of the tags should not affect html markups, it
could be
a bug of some specific browser.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Foliot - bytown internet" <foliot@bytowninternet.com>
To: "W3c-Wai-Ig" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 5:25 PM
Subject: Image Question


>
> I have come across the following statement:
>
> "We have discovered a "bug" in a major assistive system.  When applying
the
> alt-tag, we have found that it MUST directly follow the src-attribute, and
> come before any other attributes, such as height and width, e.g.
> <img src="file.gif" alt="Description" height="100" width="100">
> If the alt-tag is in any other position, some screen-readers will not find
> or interpret it."
>
> 1) Has anybody heard of this?
> 2) Is it true?  If so, which system are they referring to?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> JF
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