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Re: Lynx and ALT text

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 1998 08:59:11 +0100
Message-Id: <199801200759.IAA12528@www47.inria.fr>
To: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

> <img href="arrow.gif" alt="arrow"><b>Home page</b>
> 
> The displayed output was:
> 
> arrowHome page
> 
> Leaving aside the question of whether ALT text should be associated with a
> graphical list bullet, as was the case for the site in question, I wish to
> know whether the absence of a space following the ALT text is a
> peculiarity of the lynx browser or a more general problem. If it is the
> latter, then perhaps the guidelines could make it clear that a space must
> appear in the markup after the IMG element. If, however, this problem is
> specific to lynx, then the guidelines should not be changed, but instead
> the developers should be sent a bug report.

DD: I think this is a Browser guidelines issue, eventually a bug in
Lynx.
Received on Tuesday, 20 January 1998 03:01:30 GMT

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