Thread Subject: Re: Summary of proposednewWeband Softwareprovisions
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From: Debbie Cook
Date: Wed, Apr 04 2007 11:45 AM
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I rarely think a text-only page is appropriate. There are definitely times
when particular chunks of content should be represented with text. For some
tables and charts, table markup isn't enough if there are multiple levels of
association involved. But in general, people use text-only to opt out of
labeling graphical links. That's really poor. Rather than taling about
text-only pages, I think we should describe alternate presentations of
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From: "Lazzaro, Joe (ITD)" < = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = >
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Subject: Re: [teitac-websoftware] Summary of proposed newWeband
Regarding "text only" web pages as alternatives, I'd recommend inserting
language recommending using this as a last resort. Moreover, if a "text
only" page is utilized, it should pull information from the same source
as the "non text only" page.
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