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Re: latest practice on alt text


From: Jared Smith
Date: Dec 23, 2008 9:35PM

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 5:25 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
< <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> A company logo probably isn't an example of a _purely_ decorative image.

And the logo is typically a link - and linked images should never have
missing alt attribute or null/empty alt text.

> Note that preferred text alternatives for logo images is the subject of
> one of the questions in the WebAIM screen reader survey.

Of course full data and analysis will come later, but with over 750
responses so far, I can definitively say that there is absolutly no
consensus from screen reader users on what they prefer as alternative
text for logo images. :-)

Jared Smith