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Re: Layout versus data tables proposal for null summary attribute

From: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 10:42:42 -0400
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To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "Elizabeth J. Pyatt" <ejp10@psu.edu>

the below is issentially correct.

Johnnie Apple Seed

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Elizabeth J. Pyatt" <ejp10@psu.edu>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2004 10:32 AM
Subject: Re: Layout versus data tables proposal for null summary attribute



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.

Thanks

Elizabeth
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