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From: Patrick Lauke
Date: Sep 25, 2006 3:00AM


> Tim Beadle

> Does a logo *need* a long description? I would have thought that alt
> text would be sufficient.

I'd say that the alt should be the name of the company (i.e. the alt serves the function/purpose of the logo, which is to communicate which company site we're on), while longdesc describes the appearance of the logo itself (although in most situations I'm not sure this is necessary, unless we were creating a page which discusses the visual appearance and differences of logos, for instance, where this information is essential to the understanding of the rest of the page).

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