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Re: Layout versus data tables proposal for null summary attribute

From: Elizabeth J. Pyatt <ejp10@psu.edu>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 10:32:12 -0400
Message-Id: <p06100500bd54f589d066@[]>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

I thought one of the purposes of the empty alt="" or alt=" " was to 
provide a dummy tag so the screen reader didn't keep announcing IMAGE 
all the time. If this is incorrect, then somebody please correct me.

I agree that other empty tags  (e.g. summary="") are probably redundant.


Elizabeth J. Pyatt, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer
Education Technology Services, TLT/ITS
Penn State University
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