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Re: DRAFT response Re[2]: Request for PFWG WAI review of Omitting alt Attribute for Critical Content

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 11:05:41 +0000
Message-ID: <474BFA05.4050801@cfit.ie>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
CC: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>, Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>, wai-xtech@w3.org

Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> Strange, as @alt="" (and the older @alt=" ", with a single space inside
> those double quotes) has been the recommended alt for decorative images
> for the last few years (even the UK's RNIB have been recommending it for
> ages - can find a reference if you need it). 

[...]

>> David Poehlman wrote:
>>> I've never seen one that does.  

In truth I find your assertion strange also David. Could you please clarify?

Thanks

Josh
Received on Tuesday, 27 November 2007 11:16:06 GMT

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