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Image Question

From: John Foliot - bytown internet <foliot@bytowninternet.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 17:25:15 -0400
To: "W3c-Wai-Ig" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <GKEFJJEKDDIMBHJOGLENCEFGCKAA.foliot@bytowninternet.com>

I have come across the following statement:

"We have discovered a "bug" in a major assistive system.  When applying the
alt-tag, we have found that it MUST directly follow the src-attribute, and
come before any other attributes, such as height and width, e.g.
<img src="file.gif" alt="Description" height="100" width="100">  
If the alt-tag is in any other position, some screen-readers will not find
or interpret it."

1) Has anybody heard of this?
2) Is it true?  If so, which system are they referring to?

Thanks in advance.

Received on Monday, 19 August 2002 17:25:18 UTC

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