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Re: To be or not to be...an alt tag, that is the question

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 09:20:38 -0500 (EST)
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0312030919060.21025-100000@smart.net>

On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, David Woolley wrote:

> It dates back to the days when you didn't need to have legal documents
> for everything as users and software developers understood certain
> things without being told.
> 
> The actual reccommended length, taken from USENET guideline documents for
> new users (try news:news.announce.newusers), is more like 73 characters,
> which allows for a few generations of quoting with prefixed "> ". but
> GUI email programs tend to result in non-interleaved responses, anyway.
> 
> (When people write their paragraphs all on one line, you sill sometimes
> find that I re-wrap them and use a different prefix character after
> the arbitrary breaks in the line that I have introduced.)

yes I usually have to do a <ctrl J> to manually force a line width for
each and every paragraph.

Bob


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