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linking to the Process Document (was Re: Image alt in WAI process intro)

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 10:56:35 +0200
Message-ID: <451253C3.9010304@w3.org>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Cc: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Hi,

Shawn Henry wrote:
> 
> EOWG participants,
> 
> There are images in the Process Intro/"101" at:
>     http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/w3c-process
> The images are versions of documents in the ordered list after "W3C 
> Recommendation are listed below".
> 
> Visually these images reinforce and illustrate the text. The question 
> is: what is their value non-visually, and thus what should their alt 
> text be? These images do not clearly present additional information, nor 
> are they purely decorative.
> 
> What are your thoughts on providing descriptive alt text such as is 
> there now, or null alt text?

Just a thought, is it an option to have these images be linked to the appropriate sections of the Process Document?


Regards,
  Shadi


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