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Re: using w3c valid logo

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 07:15:20 +0000 (GMT)
To: Richard Patak <RichPatak@earthlink.net>
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>, Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0211010712270.22266-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 1 Nov 2002, Richard Patak wrote:
> 
> Whats wrong with simply:
> 
> <P><IMG src="valid-html40.gif" width="88" height="31" border="0" 
> alt="W3C valid document logo"></P>

The alt text is incorrect. The alternate text for an image is not a
description of an image, it's the text that you would say if you were
reading the page out loud to someone and came across the image.

In this case, the alternate text would be something like "This document is
valid HTML 4.0".

See
   http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/~flavell/alt/alt-text.html

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