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Re: Question about image in the alt attribute

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From: Olaf Drümmer
Date: Jul 31, 2014 1:56AM


On 31 Jul 2014, at 06:56, "Jukka K. Korpela" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> That's not what the alt attribute is for. It is to be presented when the image is not displayed. It is ALTernative.

I think you are misunderstanding something here. It is never about what is presented, it is always about what can be perceived. Furthermore supporting more than one channel (e.g. text to speech plus visual display) in the very same moment can be very useful. All this is not about "either or", it is about options (a minimal set of options, more is always OK), and each user should have mechanisms available to make use of these options in any fashion and combination.

Olaf