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Re: Misuse of ALT

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 14:11:13 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0908281411w7f96ac74y6a13f855676a5386@mail.gmail.com>
To: Makoto Ueki <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 7:51 PM, <makoto.ueki@gmail.com> wrote:
> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: Infoaxia, Inc.
> Document: TD
> Item Number: H33
> Part of Item: User Agent Notes
> Comment Type: technical
> Summary of Issue: Misuse of ALT
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> In 6th item, it reads "Thus, if you want the alt attribute text visible on mouse-over, also include the text using the title attribute."
> This could result in increasing misuse of alt attribute. alt attribute text is not meant to be visible on mouse-over.
> Proposed Change:
> Remove this sentence.
Response from the Working Group
Thank you. We will include this revision in the next release of the
Techniques document.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 28 August 2009 21:11:52 UTC

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