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Re: Copywriting for Screenreaders (was Alt text for URL's)

From: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 08:38:44 -0500
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sorry, Mine says alt text for urls.  In that case, the words should never be 
in an image but if they are, the alt text should reflect the exact 
characters.  Why?  Because more than screen readers use alt text.

Johnnie Apple Seed
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Dorward" <david@dorward.me.uk>
To: "W" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 8:30 AM
Subject: Re: Copywriting for Screenreaders (was Alt text for URL's)

On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 08:25:23AM -0500, david poehlman wrote:

> a word about alt tags for urls.  Propperly formatted link text is wat you
> need.  alt should be null.

The subject was alt attributes for images containing graphically
rendered text of a URL. Such images are not decorative and should not
contain null alt text.

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Monday, 14 February 2005 13:39:19 UTC

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