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(slightly off-topic again) : Amaya Browser

From: Richard Caloggero <rcaloggero@bhcc.state.ma.us>
Date: Mon, 24 May 1999 12:36:09 -0400
Message-ID: <01BEA5E2.01539780.rcaloggero@bhcc.state.ma.us>
To: "'WAI List'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Does anyone out there have any JFW scripts which work with Amaya. I want to 
test this tool, especially in regards to making style sheets and wysiwyg 
authoring in general. Any other help / advice appreciated.


-----Original Message-----
From:	Kynn Bartlett [SMTP:kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com]
Sent:	Saturday, May 22, 1999 2:14 PM
To:	Melvin J Waller Jr
Cc:	w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject:	Re: invisible spacer images and ALT text for them

At 10:51 AM 5/22/1999 -0700, Melvin J Waller Jr wrote:
>I've been using the practice of using [ ALT="" ] to hide images without
>important content and this passes acceptability checkers and the opinion 
>most. However, why does pwSpeak choose to ignore this convention and
>announce EVERY image in the page?

Because that's just what pwWebSpeak chooses to do (and it's a
legitimate thing for a web browser to do, really; you're not
guaranteed that ANY information in your HTML will or won't be
hidden from any user).

I _believe_ (although I haven't played with it) that either you
can configure this through WebSpeak's style sheets, or else you
will be able to do so soon.  I'll check out my copy of pwWebSpeak
and get back to you on this.

Kynn Bartlett <kynn@hwg.org>
President, Governing Board Member
HTML Writers Guild <URL:http://www.hwg.org>
Director, Accessible Web Authoring Resources and Education Center
Received on Monday, 24 May 1999 12:38:24 UTC

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