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RE: Alt is not a description (was Re: when to use longdesc for images)

From: Patrick Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 15:10:35 -0000
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> From: david poehlman 
[...]
> In reality, for some reason, you can also still get the image 
> name when 
> either alt="" or alt=" " are used.

Isn't that a shortcoming of the user agent and/or assistive
technology? Should it be the page author's responsibility to find
(dis)ingenious solutions to this?

Out of interest, which browser/AT does this happen in?

Patrick
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Received on Tuesday, 21 December 2004 15:13:29 GMT

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