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Re: alt and authoring practices

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 06:59:56 +0900
Cc: "Bonner, Matt (IPG)" <matt.bonner@hp.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, "wai-liaison@w3.org" <wai-liaison@w3.org>
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To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Le 17 avr. 2008 à 06:40, Ian Hickson a écrit :
> On Wed, 16 Apr 2008, Bonner, Matt (IPG) wrote:
>> It seems like gathering data from various sources would advance this
>> debate more usefully than any amount of speculation on what might be.
> What data would you like me to collect?

* proportion of alt="[text]", alt="", alt=" ", no alt at all.
* In the set of pages which contains img elements, distributions of  
number of img elements (how many pages with 1 img, with 2 img, etc.)

More challenging, distributions of "text", collect all the text  
contained in alts, sort them out, and then sees what are the text  
which are happening very often (I think about things like "logo"  
emerging, but there might be surprises).

Karl Dubost - W3C
Be Strict To Be Cool
Received on Wednesday, 16 April 2008 22:00:29 UTC

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