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Help on approach for annotating images


From: Malcolm Wotton
Date: Nov 30, 2005 6:20PM

Apologies if this is a repost - it didn't seem to work the first time I sent
it. . . .


I'm new to the list and actually have 2 questions :)

First I couldn't find how to browse the message history so I don't know if
my main question has already be answered.


I've recently added ALT text to all images in a site I'm developing. For the
normal browsing experience some images have captions (which will be
identical to the ALT text) and some do not. Captions are implemented as
normal text underneath the image. If I browse the site with lynx for those
with captions I see both the ALT text and the caption (ie a duplication).

Is this acceptable? Should I remove the ALT text from image that have a
caption? Or will this confound other browsers?

Any help on this first request would be great!