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Re: alt size can depend on the specific image (was: RE: Alt has to be short ...)

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Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 18:09:49 +0100 (CET)
Message-Id: <200312171709.hBHH9ngn023792@asterix.andreasen.se>
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On 17 Dec, Jewett, Jim J wrote:
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> So as a guideline, try not to take more space with the words 
> (even in a large font) than the image would require if it were
> shown.

  That's an odd guideline. It implies that if the image is 100x100
  pixels and I require a 72 pixel large font to be able to read, the ALT
  text should be around two characters long.

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