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Re: TIDY - Objects to euro symbol (?) & very pedestrian about ALT for gifs

From: <html-tidy@war-of-the-worlds.org>
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2000 10:14:09 -0500
Message-Id: <p04310100b531fc9db31a@[]>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
Peter Evans <evans@i.hosei.ac.jp> wrote:
>html-tidy@war-of-the-worlds.org wrote:
>>Peter Evans <evans@i.hosei.ac.jp> wrote:

>>>I'd suggest having Tidy add alt="" to any alt-less

>[-- and later have Joe Q User change these]

>>For images that actually serve a purpose (linked
>>images), this would be worse than nothing as it would
>>make those links unnavigable by standard
>>configurations of lynx.

>Um, now I'm lost.

The point is that Joe Q User might not go back to change these, so having
no alt text leaves nothing for lynx to link.  Tidy should not rely on
humans going back to fix things like this.
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