Re: Questionable implementation of IMG ALT attribute as tooltips

James Green (jmkgre@essex.ac.uk)
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 16:03:49 +0000 (GMT)


From: James Green <jmkgre@essex.ac.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <199801261506.KAA06519@geode.ora.com>
Message-Id: <SIMEON.9801261649.A@sf100.essex.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 1998 16:03:49 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: Re: Questionable implementation of IMG ALT attribute as tooltips


On Mon, 26 Jan 1998 10:06:23 -0500 Chris Maden <crism@ora.com> wrote:

[ ... ]

> Yes, and the null string satisfies the requirement.  What is 
required
> is that *something* is specified, and specifying nothing is different
> from not specifying anything.
> 
> The requirement is that the Web page designer think about what he is
> doing.  If no alternative text is appropriate after thinking, then
> that should be specified.

This is what I am trying to get across, thank you for doing it rather a 
lot better :-)


Regards,

James Green

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