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Re: Investigating the proposed alt attribute recommendations in HTML 5

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From: Christian Heilmann
Date: Aug 30, 2007 3:10AM


> 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

The easier question is what is the impact on SEO, as this is where a
money loss would be felt which sadly enough makes people listen more
eagerly.

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