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Re: Longdesc in Images

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From: Christian Heilmann
Date: Sep 25, 2006 4:20AM


> > Does a logo *need* a long description?
>
> It doesn't, and it is surely misleading and potentially quite confusing to
> make a logo, used otherwise normally as a logo, a link to a description of
> the logo.
>
> If you have something to say about the design of a logo, then you can say
> that on separate page, or in a separate section of some page. Any link
> pointing to it should we written along normal link text design principle:
> descriptive, concise, and distinctive. "About our logo" or "Description of
> the ACME logo" might work.

+1

In my experience, LONGDESC is only necessary for graphs and survey
results, where longdesc links to a tabular representation of the same
data.

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