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From: John Routa <jr@jrouta.net>
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 10:03:44 -0500
Message-Id: <5.2.0.9.0.20030305095331.00a75080@mail.jrouta.net>
To: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

I have a friend that is totally blind that uses JAWS screen reader.  I 
asked what he felt about the "text only" concept.  He replied that his 
screen reader ignores graphics altogether.

If a graphic is in itself a link, it should be identified as such in the 
ALT or LONGDESC attributes. I think that would negate the need for "text 
only" pages.

J. V. Routa
jr@jrouta.net
http://jrouta.net 
Received on Wednesday, 5 March 2003 10:04:36 GMT

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