[html4all] Unready and social engineering Re: several messages about alt
laura.lee.carlson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 07:05:27 PDT 2008
> If you are teaching them about writing alt text, using a suboptimal
> tool to find the missing alt instances is OK. (A proper tool for the
> purpose would be one that showed images and their alt text side by
> side for the evaluation of a sighted human operator, as it would let
> the human operator also check that the present alt text isn't bogus.)
I assure you, they are introduced to an array of tools:
> However, teaching that making a page validate makes it accessible is
> not true.
Completely agree with you. It is a *first step* in good authoring practice.
More information about the List_HTML4all.org