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RE: ALT tag preferences

From: Guy M. Fisher <guyfisher@email.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 16:32:09 -0400
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "'Tyler Kendall'" <tyler_kendall@ncsu.edu>
Message-ID: <001101c100da$92ed99c0$0200000a@GuyFisher>
>> I've been recommending the use of ALT='bullet' for graphic list bullets
(when people seem unwilling to use the HTML list markup), but I'm
wondering, does ALT='*' has much support? <<

Tyler:

The best suggestion I've seen for graphic list bullets is <IMG alt="item">.
If you're using a special graphic to denote special items, the <alt> text
should convey that special meaning. For example, <IMG alt="new item">.


Guy M. Fisher

Cleveland, Ohio
guyfisher@email.com
Received on Friday, 29 June 2001 16:33:41 GMT

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