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Re: Is an empty alt attribute ok when...

From: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 12:20:02 -0400
Message-ID: <003d01c557d7$9ea11870$6501a8c0@DAVIDPC>
To: "Jon Hanna" <jon@hackcraft.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

notso easy because we have to define what "works" means in the case of alt 
text.  Alt text can be percieved to "work" in a subjective sense, but in a 
litteral sense, they can still be way off.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jon Hanna" <jon@hackcraft.net>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 12:09 PM
Subject: RE: Is an empty alt attribute ok when...

Replace all the images with their alt text. If the page still works, you
have good alt text, if it doesn't you don't.

Jon Hanna
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