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Re: Baby Steps or Backwards Steps?

From: scott lewis <sfl@scotfl.ca>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 06:20:06 -0600
To: aurélien levy <aurelien.levy@free.fr>
Cc: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <FA99CD93-0438-404B-BD86-038D915B032D@scotfl.ca>

On 16 Aug 2007, at 0539, aurélien levy wrote:

>> Given that the practical effect of requiring the alt attribute  
>> everywhere, including photo sites like Flickr, is typically one of  
>> those options, what benefits do options 2, 3 or 4 offer over  
>> option 1?
> and what is the benefits of option 1 over 2,3 and 4

Fewer bytes on the wire, no redundant information in the file, and no  
pro forma uninformative attributes. Which results in smaller files  
with higher signal-to-noise ratios and _no loss of information_.

scott.
Received on Thursday, 16 August 2007 12:20:27 GMT

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