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Re: empty alt tags

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 15:01:18 -0400
Message-ID: <00d801c125bc$ab051180$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: <mpodd@iqnetcom.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
they are used to avoide the word image popping up all over the place
when images are not loaded or when a text browser such as lynx is being
used.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michelle Podd" <mpodd@iqnetcom.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 3:52 PM
Subject: empty alt tags


Hello,
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 15:01:33 GMT

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