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Re: LIFT Text Transcoder

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 19:16:51 +0000
Message-ID: <440DDC23.8010106@splintered.co.uk>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Isofarro wrote:

> I'd be a lot harsher than that :-)

You? Harsh? Never! *grin*

> Yet, an automated tool to create text-only websites does not do this. 
> Instead, it removes the image.

Don't some tools just replace the image element with its ALT text (which 
of course doesn't actually make a hell of a great deal of difference to 
the end user with AT)?

p.s.: you coming to the PAS 78 launch, Mike? I'll be there with Bruce 
Lawson (you got my mob nr I think...if you're coming, give me a bell 
Patrick H. Lauke
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