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Re: Is this illegal

  • Subject: Re: Is this illegal
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@schestowitz.com>
  • Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 16:45:11 +0100
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  • Organization: schestowitz.com / Manchester University
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Michael Winter wrote:

> On 26/06/2005 12:17, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> [snip]
>> I didn't mean to be critical, but I definitely wouldn't encourage
>> structures like <h1><img src="foo"></h1>.
> There's nothing wrong with that structurally. With the required alt
> attribute, that is perfectly acceptable if the image does render the
> level one heading for the document. If the image cannot be displayed,
> then the alt attribute will convey whatever the image should have.
> [snip]
>> What I suggest you do is this:
>> -Go to: http://www.csszengarden.com/
> [...]
>> -Note the way they combine header images and actual text in a very
>> compliant and elegant way.
> That isn't very good, in my opinion. If I've disabled images in my
> browser for faster loading times (and I do from time to time), I would
> lose all of the text rendered normally by images. To view that text, I
> would have to disable the style sheet as well.
> Mike

Quite ture. I could never comprehend why they _encourage_ people to embed
images to replace header 2 elements. Some styles, however, provide text
instead. Most likely, such styles rarely get past the reviewing process.


Roy S. Schestowitz

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