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Re: HTML 4.0 as a standard !

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 14:58:49 +0200
Message-Id: <199710221258.OAA00311@www47.inria.fr>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Why e.g. is there no ALT in the OBJECT element?
> We do need it there to don't we?
 
Dave answered this one yesterday:

The OBJECT element doesn't include an alt attribute since
the content of the OBJECT element is used as the fallback.
This allows for rich text descriptions to be given in place
including regular HTML elements such as paragraphs, lists
and hypertext links. The title attribute can be used for
a one-liner description of the OBJECT and would normally
be used on gui's as a tooltip for the object.
Received on Wednesday, 22 October 1997 08:59:12 GMT

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