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Re: More about <alt> (was Re: Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5)

From: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2007 10:10:48 +0200
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To: public-html@w3.org

On 9/5/07, Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl> wrote:
> Considering all that, is there really a need for both a short and a long
> equivalent?

An example from
: http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/images/mergedcells.gif.

(I only consider the image, not the text surrounding it). If the image
is used without proper explanations in the text, how could you give a
short alternative *and* a full description of it's content ?

Olivier G.
Received on Thursday, 6 September 2007 08:10:56 UTC

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