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From: Michelle Podd <mpodd@iqnetcom.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 14:52:13 -0500
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000701c125c3$c7b78c70$6600a8c6@shopdome>
Can anyone tell me the purpose for using empty alt tags for unessential
images like spacer gifs?

In researching accessible web design, I came across this recommendation but
could not find an explaination for it.

Thanks in advance.

Michelle Podd
Received on Wednesday, 15 August 2001 14:48:58 UTC

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