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Fw: FAQ - where are the FAQs for this list? (agree)

From: Ineke van der Maat <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 22:49:26 +0100
Message-ID: <008a01c1bbea$d1eb88a0$8cab6dc2@ineke>
To: <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hello Al,

Thanks for  your reaction.

What I tried to express is  that when this is a faq for people interested in accessible websites, it must give the most common, simple terms that people use for their sites and can find in their books. I suppose a tag is a tag, also in Russian and Chinese XHTML-books.. And the meaning of a (X)HTML- tag and an attribute is in every language the same, so we must use the correct one. 
That a tag still has other meanings in English, is not of importance in this faq. Here we speak about accessibility of websites and can only use the appropriate international terms for this..

And whether people have a high or low level of verbal skills can not play any role.. Every web designer must understand what the faq is talking about.and must be able to  read in his/her books the facts.he does not quite understand .

So I want to propose to skip the word "alt tag"  because it not existing in XHTML/HTML books.. . .  and cannot be find in any list of HTML 4/XHTML element types (that is the official name: ELEMENT TYPE  not only element..see "Beginning XHTML", page 51 ). 

I am also an autodidact and I learnt most of the (X)HTML-coding myself by studying books and looking the W3C-site, so I can also be confused when the correct terms are not used.. 

>Q: How do I make form fields laid out in a tabular form accessible?
>A: Us the TITLE attribute on the INPUT element itself.

Can you understand that I am not knowing  what you are talking about.here? I know what a form is, but a tabular form???? Please be conscious that also newbies in webdesignerland will visit the faq. And please give coding examples or link to the techniquepages of the WCAG for examples...

Mokum is nothing else as Dutch streetlanguage for Amsterdam.. Some people assert that to be a Mokumer is the nicest thing in this world . "Mama Mokum" is a famous song.... 

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