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Re: waicard9

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 16:09:36 +0100
Message-Id: <199902041509.QAA13099@www47.inria.fr>
To: "Neff, Robert" <Robert.Neff@usmint.treas.gov>
cc: "'w3c-wai-eo@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>, "'dd@w3.org'" <dd@w3.org>, "'jbrewer@w3.org'" <jbrewer@w3.org>

> >4. Image Maps Use client-side MAP and text link for hotspots.
> ROB>Disagree, feel we are confusing the issue and recommend,
> Use client-side MAPs, ALT Tags for hotspots and text links.
> Justification: ALT Tag for hotspots and text links are two separate issues.
> The ALT Tag for the Hotpsot provides users with a visual description of the
> hotspot, whereas Text Link provides text links of each hotspot for the
> graphic.

No, they are exactly the same thing (remember ALT is the function)
so we're talking redundancy here, for legacy situation mostly.
> >7. Page Organization Use headings, lists, and consistent structure. Use CSS
> >for layout and style.
> ROB> I still disagree with the statement, "Use CSS for layout and style."  

The last version has "Use CSS for layout and style wherever possible"
which I think covers your (and others) worries that we're asking too
much to authors.

> Suggest we say, "For layout and style, recommend CSS or accessible HTML"

"Accessible HTML" is all this card is about, I don't think adding it
here is adding anything.

> >11. Tables Make line by line reading sensible. Provide a Summary. Avoid
> >using tables for column layout.
> Rob>  Seems I am going to have to agree to disagree on the last statement,

OK thanks. I don't want to argue again about this one.

Please keep in mind this is just a tip. 
Received on Thursday, 4 February 1999 10:09:48 UTC

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