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Re: alt text & punctuation - best practice?

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 21:12:58 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200406232012.i5NKCxN02183@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> I think images are good also though,  For cognitive problems, icons are
> much easier to deal with then text.

Only really for frequent users who have never achieved literacy, and probably
even then, only if they don't visit other sites with different icons.

For an elderly adult whose mental faculties are failing, they will be
able to read the text but will not remember the icons, and will consider
them demeaning because they are literate and know they are.
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