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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.

David Woolley
Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
RFC1855 says there should be an address here, but, in a world of spam,
that is no longer good advice, as archive address hiding may not work.
Received on Friday, 4 November 2011 08:31:22 UTC

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