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RE: Alt has to be short ...

From: yoan SIMONIAN <yoan.simonian@snv.jussieu.fr>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 15:48:53 +0100
Message-Id: <200312161450.hBGEoGi0033617@drum.snv.jussieu.fr>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

That why i think 60 is the MAX, if the image is a link (link as to be short
... ;o)
For us, a short link is max 80 characters. We try to put numbers of this
kind of recommendations.

yoan

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Objet : Re: Alt has to be short ...


This is indeed an interesting question.  I am inclined to say that it is too
long.  60 characters is a lot to listen to under some circumstances but i
can see where it might be necessary none the less.  If I take alt as
replacement and not description, I can usually shorten it.  If it is
standing in for a link, it might need to be 60 characters, but then, that is
what link text is for.

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From: "yoan SIMONIAN" <yoan.simonian@snv.jussieu.fr>
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Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 9:36 AM
Subject: Alt has to be short ...



... but what means short ?
We think short means 60 caracters.
Do you think it's OK ?
Does WAI made clearly a recommendation about that ?

Thanks for your help.

yoan SIMONIAN
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