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Seeking Comments on Requiring the alt Attribute in HTML5

From: Laura Carlson <lcarlson@d.umn.edu>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 12:14:41 -0600
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <F5764F64166C8F48030B9C2B@nomad98-217.d.umn.edu>

Should the alt attribute be required for the img element in HTML5? Why or 
why not? Gez Lemon is conducting a survey/taking comments for a WAI 
position paper. He wants to be sure to consider all sides of the debate 
and is interested in hearing opinions.

If you are a twitter user and would like to respond please use the 
hashtag #althtml5 .
http://twitter.com/gezlemon/status/1139666244

You can also comment on his blog:
http://juicystudio.com/article/requiring-alt-attribute-html5.php

Background info on this issue:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/IssueAltAttribute

Realtime comments at Twitter:
http://search.twitter.com/search?q=althtml5

Thanks.

Best Regards,
Laura
___________________________________________
Laura L. Carlson
Information Technology Systems and Services
University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN U.S.A. 55812-3009
http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdesign/
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