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Re: Images in Headers

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 09:03:04 -0800
Message-Id: <a05101004b8807a844175@[]>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, RUST Randal <RRust@COVANSYS.com>
Cc: "WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 10:34 AM -0500 2/1/02, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Personally, I think the idea of an image as part of a header is fine -
>associating pictures with words, ideas, etc is good. But a picture of the
>text you want seems like a bad idea to me, and is explicitly not allowed in
>most cases by the priority 2 WCAG checkpoint 3.1 When an appropriate markup
>language exists, use markup rather than images to convey information.
>On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, RUST Randal wrote:
>   Personally, I don't this that images should be used for headers, unless you
>   need a specific font.  Then you could use the "alt" tag.  Right?

You both said the same thing, except Randal mentioned what to do if you
need a a specific font -- since there's not an appropriate markup
language to do that.


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