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[whatwg] Definition of alt= attribute

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 13:23:26 +0200
Message-ID: <0EE55A86-728B-4BD2-8E7F-88D631D18FDC@iki.fi>
On Jan 24, 2006, at 13:06, dolphinling wrote:

> File -> Save
>
> "If you save this page as is, it will be non-valid for the  
> following reasons:
>
>     You did not specify alternate text for one or more images.
>
> The page will display properly, but will be less accessible to some  
> users and will fail automated validation tests.
>
> [Fix errors]  [Save anyway]"

mpt is going to be thrilled. :-)

> ...The point being that that would only be a problem to authoring  
> tools that didn't do something about it--and frankly, I'd expect an  
> authoring tool to give a dialog like that anyway, even if they  
> weren't concerned about market share.

I don't. And I

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Henri Sivonen
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Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2006 03:23:26 UTC

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