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Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

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From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Aug 30, 2007 2:50AM


If the developers of flickr.com or Photobucket were to implement the
recommendations regarding the omission of the alt attribute within the
current HTML 5 draft what are the potential effects upon the accessibility
of the sites for users of assistive technology such as screen readers?

Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5 -
http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/articles/altinhtml5.html



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with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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