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From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Apr 29, 2015 3:04PM


another technique

<span aria-hidden="true"> &lt; </span>

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SteveF
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On 29 April 2015 at 21:56, Bourne, Sarah (ITD) < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
wrote:

> I would think you could use the symbol visually if it's not read out as
> text, with its potentially confusing real meaning, such as using the
> vertical bar as a bullet. That's how I would do it. The W3C, however,
> doesn't give any "Sufficient Techniques", so we're on our own here. On the
> F26 Failure Criteria I cited earlier, they give a "Related Technique" of "
> H37: Using alt attributes on img elements". I think they are implying that
> you could also use an image with alt text, which is what I would consider
> for forward/back buttons, for instance.
>
> sb
> Sarah E. Bourne
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