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RE: Use of ALT texts in IMGs

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 08:06:02 -0500
Message-ID: <01BF3594.F3548DE0.bbailey@clark.net>
To: "'Steven McCaffrey'" <smccaffr@MAIL.NYSED.GOV>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Even with images that server no real purpose beyond decoration, I still 
feel that something like ALT="[Photo]" is better than ALT="".

On Tuesday, November 23, 1999 7:22 AM, Steven McCaffrey 
[SMTP:smccaffr@MAIL.NYSED.GOV] wrote:
> It depends on the purpose of the page/site.
> Is the purpose in this case to give an answer to the question:
> "Why you should come here?"
> I infer from the question you ask that the intended purpose is for 
visitors to become familiar with the hotel and grounds? then, yes, the alt 
text should be provided.  See added comment in square brackets below.
Received on Tuesday, 23 November 1999 09:28:25 UTC

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