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Re: WAI card

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 1999 15:08:48 -0500 (EST)
To: "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>
cc: dd@w3.org, Alan Cantor <acantor@oise.utoronto.ca>, w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.04.9902021506160.16485-100000@tux.w3.org>
The ambiguity in my version (Use client-side MAP and text links for
hotspots) was deliberate. It implies redundant text links (which can be
achieved using the HTML 4 version of MAP, or by providing redundant text


On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Leonard R. Kasday wrote:

  Daniel wrote:
  >Taking into account Len's comment, which I might have read the wrong
  > way since I removed "alternate" based on his input, I suggest:
  >  Use client-side MAP and alt text for hotspot.
  I think I wasn't being clear.  My suggestion would be something like
  "Use client-side MAP with ALT text plus text link for each hotspot."
  Once internet explorer, opera, and netscape navigator show the ALT text for
  each AREA when used with popular screen readers, we can shorten to what
  Daniel wrote aside from inserting "each" before hotspot, and changing "and"
  to "with".
  Use client-side MAP with alt text for each hotspot."
  Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
  Universal Design Engineer, Institute on Disabilities/UAP, and
  Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering
  Temple University
  Ritter Hall Annex, Room 423, Philadelphia, PA 19122
  (215} 204-2247 (voice)
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