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Re: PPT to clean HTML

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From: Jon Gunderson
Date: Dec 17, 2004 7:15AM


Mike,
We are in the process of repairing that slide. It will be
fixed soon.

Jon


---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 17:30:38 -0000
>From: "michael.brockington"
>Subject: Re: [WebAIM] PPT to clean HTML
>To: "WebAIM Discussion List"
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jkorpela [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
>> Sent: 16 December 2004 17:07
>> To: WebAIM Discussion List
>> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] PPT to clean HTML
>>
>>
>> I found a piece of wrong information in the content, though:
>> "Images that don't convey important information or are used
>> for layout are decorative and don't require alt text."
>> http://cita.disability.uiuc.edu/software/office/demo/index_fil
>es/textmostly/slide15.html
>> Of course they require alt text, specifically an empty one
(alt=""),
>> which is quite different from the lack of an alt attribute.
>
>I think that you are misunderstanding the context and
language here.
>The slide is talking about a Wizard, therefore the absence or
presence of the
>alt= _atribute_ is not under the control of the user. _Text_
is, and is not
>required, as you yourself stated above. (It may be the case
though, that an
>empty attribute is discarded for brevity, in which case other
alternatives
>should be used.)
>
>A little more clarity on the original statement would have
been helpful, but
>I don't think that it is actually incorrect.
>
>Mike
>
>
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Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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