Accessibility Evaluation Protocols w/ URL

Colin Clark colin.clark at
Mon Nov 5 16:30:53 UTC 2007

Hi Allison,

Allison Bloodworth wrote:
> However, does it matter at all that you can't tell whether you are 
> seeing title or alt text on mouseover? I suppose it's possible that you 
> might be mousing over an image with a title tag but not an alt tag (or 
> theoretically a link with an alt tag but not a title tag).

I'm curious to hear Mike's thoughts on the issue, but I do think it 
matters, for exactly the point you make.

I can't remember off the top of my head; does the FireFox accessibility 
toolbar make checking for Alt text easier? We may have to recommend this 
for Mac users who can't cheat with tooltips in IE. :)


Colin Clark
Technical Lead, Fluid Project
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto

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