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Re: Null alt tags for decorative images - Technique H67

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 08:30:40 +0000
Message-ID: <4EB3A2B0.9000309@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: G F Mueden <gfmueden@verizon.net>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
David Woolley wrote:
> G F Mueden wrote:
>> This is one of five out of 24 emals that disabled my accessibility 
>> setting for choice of font    Can't read it or what I am typing
> 
> My best current guess is that his setting are character set dependent 
> and he hasn't set them for UTF-8.  I've forced this back to ISO-8859-1, 
> as a test.

It doesn't seem to be UTF-8.  Next guess is that the AT cannot cope with 
quoted printable, which was triggered by the accented characters.  Less 
likely, the accented characters put the AT into a different language mode.

> 
> This would be a configuration problem with the assistive technology, as 
> UTF-8 will become more and more the standard for email.
> 


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David Woolley
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