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Re: Creating accessible tables for layout and data

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2002 10:02:12 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200202021002.g12A2Ch21025@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Under what circumstances would you use quote space
> quote?

I think it has been done in the past as a counter counter counter
counter measure.  The first counter measure is making alt mandatory.
The counter counter measure is the unthinking insertion of alt="",
by authors and authoring tools, to make the page valid syntactically.
The counter counter counter measure is for user agents to apply their
no-alt-at-all counter measure of displaying the file name.  The counter
counter counter counter measure is to use alt=" " to mean that your
really meant alt="".
Received on Saturday, 2 February 2002 05:02:16 UTC

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