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RE: img alt text, links and titles

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spinsol.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 11:12:21 -0000
To: "Hoehnermusikfan" <info@hoehnermusikfan.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLCBLIMDOPKMOPHLHOEPFDLAA.jon@spinsol.com>
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> I noticed when I  have, 
> 
> <img src="blah.gif" alt="sensible alt text" title="sensible link
> title" /> 
> 
>   IE5.5 , Netscape 6.01  and Opera6 only show the title text as 
> tooltip, though both texts are different 
> 
> and when I do this:
> 
> <a href="blah.html" title="sensible link title"><img 
> src="blah.gif" alt="sensible alt text..>
>  
> Opera shows the title text and IE 5.5 and Netscape 6.01 the alt 
> text.in a tooltip.
> 
> Did you notice that also??

Yes, the reason I suggest the kludge of duplicating the title text on
the <a> onto the <img> is to adapt to this behaviour.

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