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Re: alt text in 2 languages?


From: Chris Heilmann
Date: Apr 21, 2004 8:46AM

> Hi everyone,
> I have a doubt: how shall I threat an Alt text which is half in Italian
> and half in English?
> The case is the following: a company has it's name in Italian (is a
> short sentence) and its payoff is instead in english. So inserting the
> Alt my doubt was: how can i do the best thing to ensure the best
> accessibility? I guess the span lang attribute doesn't work properly in
> this case, eventuaally with an xml language declaration? anyone has
> already faced and fixed this matter?

If the name is a brand why translate it or flag up that it is in another
language. I thought the need to flag that up only applies when the
sentences mean something.

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