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Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Sat Aug 11 17:37:17 CDT 2001

Warden, Matt wrote on 11/8/01 11:23 pm

>>"Ensure that all information conveyed with color is also available 
>>without color, for example from context or markup."
>Well, they're images, so I assume there would be alt text describing the
>image. Like "24 article written" or something like that. Do you kow if alt
>text is read by speech readers>? 

Yes, that's core accessibility. However, as r-g colour blindness is
surprisingly common, I'd like to support colour blind users without
recourse to alt-tags.

>I'd assume so, but I also remember some
>stuff about d-links for images.

You'd use [d] links to link to the URL which contains the longdesc,
to support text-to-speech browsers which don't support longdesc

Examples are on my site - the bobby icon for a start:


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