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Re: img alt text, links and titles

From: <kynn-eda@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 23:03:18 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <200201160703.XAA15761@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: rebecca@cwa.co.nz (Rebecca Cox)
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Rebecca wrote:
> So I get requests to put long, descriptive alt text on images used as 
> links - even those for navigation! :(

You can (and possibly "should") use JavaScript and/or CSS to pop up 
tooltip text on mouseovers.  Alt should never be used for tooltips;
the two are completely different types of information.  
--Kynn
Received on Wednesday, 16 January 2002 01:56:42 GMT

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