Re: Useful implementation of IMG ALT

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Sat, 24 Jan 1998 12:39:06 -0500


Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19980124123906.00978310@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 1998 12:39:06 -0500
To: theplaypen@geocities.com, www-html@w3.org
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
In-Reply-To: <199801240421.UAA12250@geocities.com>
Subject: Re: Useful  implementation of IMG ALT 

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At 08:17 PM 23/01/98 +0000, Mark wrote:
>one suggestion I have heard of is two make two
>similar attribute to the <IMG> tag. One would be the 'alt' text
>displayed when images are off, or not supported, the other would be
>for containing the tooltip text for when the images are loaded.

It's already been done in HTML 4.0 with the TITLE attribute.  It's even 
implemented in IE4.

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