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Re: The alt="" attribute

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 03:39:52 +0200
Message-ID: <48B4B068.9010009@malform.no>
To: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>

Ian Hickson 2008-08-26 10.17:

> On Sat, 23 Aug 2008, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> 
>> A Solomonic solution:
>> 
>> 	Hide the very image if a valid @alt is lacking.
>> 	Hide the @alt text if a valid src="" URI is lacking.
>> 
>> Note: all UAs, including Screen Readers, must conform!! ;-)
> 
> This would only result in us being ignored by implementors.


Fortunately! In other words, a true Solomonic solution.

"And the king said, Divide the living child in two, and give half 
to the one, and half to the other. "

(Kings 1 Chapter 3, verse 25.)
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Wednesday, 27 August 2008 01:40:38 UTC

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