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Re: Alt is not a description (was Re: when to use longdesc for images)

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 21:32:13 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200412212132.iBLLWD000706@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> In reality, for some reason, you can also still get the image name when 

The reason is that authoring tools or design processes default to alt="",
rather than alt="The author was too lazy to think about the purpose if the
alt attribute".  AT is designed to be used in the context of real world
abuses, not to work with properly authored material.
Received on Tuesday, 21 December 2004 21:59:09 UTC

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