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Re: Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

From: Michael A Squillace <masquill@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 14:14:49 -0500
To: "David Poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Cc: "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "HTMLWG" <public-html@w3.org>, wai-xtech@w3.org, wai-xtech-request@w3.org
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Funny...I read the entire article using IE6.0.2900.2180 and Jaws 8.0.1173, 
XP SP2. Bravo, Steve!!!

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"David Poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com> 
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Re: Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5







this article is not readable beyond the opening of the introduction with 
ie6 
and jaws 8.0.x

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
To: "HTMLWG" <public-html@w3.org>
Cc: <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:48 PM
Subject: Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 
5


If the developers of flickr.com or Photobucket were to implement the
recommendations regarding the omission of the alt attribute within the
current HTML 5 draft what are the potential effects upon the accessibility
of the sites for users of assistive technology such as screen readers?

Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5 -
http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/articles/altinhtml5.html




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with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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