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[whatwg] Definition of alt= attribute

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 23:53:39 +1100
Message-ID: <43CE3A53.30000@lachy.id.au>
Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> I can think of no reason for <input alt= to exist

<input type="image" alt="Go" src="go.png"/>

> (<form alt= would make slightly more sense, for non-interactive UAs),

Why would a form element need alternate content?

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Lachlan Hunt
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