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Re: [html4all] HTML5 Alternative Text, and Authoring Tools

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 00:37:48 +0300
Cc: "Matt Morgan-May" <mattmay@adobe.com>, "HTML Working Group" <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8FA3C63F-974B-4FE4-A159-DD2D31E61BE6@iki.fi>
To: "Gez Lemon" <gez.lemon@gmail.com>

On May 15, 2008, at 00:24, Gez Lemon wrote:

> The information will then not available to assistive technology users
> and people using user agents that cannot render the image - a good
> reason to ensure that the alt attribute is mandatory, as the content
> quite rightly should be considered invalid (it cannot be handled).

It's a good reason to write useful alt text.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 14 May 2008 21:38:34 UTC

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