Re: IMG ALT attribute in HTML 4.0

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 14:53:27 -0400


Message-Id: <3.0.3.32.19970910145327.008e7740@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 14:53:27 -0400
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>, www-html@w3.org
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
In-Reply-To: <v03102809b03c7f02721c@[205.149.180.135]>
Subject: Re: IMG ALT attribute in HTML 4.0

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At 09:46 AM 10/09/97 -0700, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
>At 10:02a -0400 09/10/97, Liam Quinn wrote:
> >
> > (It'd almost be nice to rename OBJECT to rid ourselves of the
> > bugs in current implementations.)
>
>I recall that at one time it was to be renamed INSERT. Wha' happe'?

I think OBJECT is the most appropriate name (being a noun, unlike the verb 
"INSERT"), but the severe bugs in released browsers like Netscape 4.0x and 
MSIE 3.0x make using OBJECT difficult--more difficult than with a simple 
lack of browser support.

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