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Re: Image Question

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 03:09:03 +0100 (BST)
To: John Foliot - bytown internet <foliot@bytowninternet.com>
cc: W3c-Wai-Ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0208200254240.2818-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, John Foliot - bytown internet wrote:

> I have come across the following statement:
> "We have discovered a "bug" in a major assistive system.

Is there a source for this?  If you think it's a credible source,
can you ask them what they're talking about?

> If the alt-tag is in any other position, some screen-readers will not find
> or interpret it."

That's absurd.  It implies a parser tied together with sellotape,
and a level of profound brokenness warranting instant dismissal
from consideration as a product.

Was the statement dated April 1st?

Nick Kew
Received on Monday, 19 August 2002 22:09:05 UTC

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