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

From: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 11:05:21 -0500
Message-ID: <00f701c4e777$6f447b60$6401a8c0@DAVIDPC>
To: "Patrick Lauke" <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

I'm talking about setting jaws html graphics to all not visual graphics.  I 
have images suppressed in ie.

Johnnie Apple Seed

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick Lauke" <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 10:55 AM
Subject: RE: Alt is not a description (was Re: when to use longdesc for 
images)



> From: david poehlman

> I use jaws with graphics in html set to all.  No matter what
> you do in that
> configuration I'll still see whatever info is provided by
> internet explorer
> as though it is rendering non alt.

Pardon me, but what the heck are you on about? Even when graphics
*are* turned on in IE, it exposes the ALT to Jaws, so it makes no
difference at all whether visual display of graphics is on or off!

Patrick
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Received on Tuesday, 21 December 2004 16:09:54 GMT

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