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Re: d links

From: Chuck Baslock <cbaslock@kansas.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 23:13:58 -0500
Message-ID: <00b301bdb202$7d809760$2c82f0c7@default>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Although acb.org didn't use the "d link" for their graphic they did use one
for their "sound".
Can't say much for nfb.org although they do use an "alt" tag.

>At 01:02 p.m. 07/17/98 -0400, Robert Neff wrote:
>>Seems to me that if the American Council of the Blind (acb.org) and the
>>American Federation of the Blind (www.nfb.org) don't use the d link then
>>neither should we.  Granted they only have one gif but if it was important
>>and /or necessary they would probably have used it.
>Maybe they're experts in the some fields, but not necessarily
>experts in designing accessible web pages?  Maybe they don't
>_know_ that they can offer additional information to their
>blind users by using d-links or similar code?
>It's easier to believe that, than to believe they were presented
>with the option of including d-links and made a conscious decision
>against using them.
>Why not write and ask, though?
>Kynn Bartlett <kynn@hwg.org>
>Vice President, Marketing and Outreach, HTML Writers Guild
>  http://www.hwg.org
Received on Saturday, 18 July 1998 00:13:30 UTC

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