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Re: Re: RE: New window inform user, before or after link?

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 21:56:41 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200403042156.i24Lufd00948@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Alt attribute function is to provide an ALTernative information about an
> image that is not loaded. Title is *always* shown. In this case when user

Alt isn't there to provide information about an image; it is intended to
convey the message that the image conveys.

> places his pointer over the <a> a tooltip is shown with title description.

Only on a browser that is physically capable of displaying "tool tips"
and whose developers chose to represent the information from title in
that way.  title simply provides additional information about the element.
Received on Thursday, 4 March 2004 17:24:30 UTC

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