Re: Questionable implementation of IMG ALT attribute as tooltips

James Green (jmkgre@essex.ac.uk)
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 18:04:00 +0000 (GMT)


From: James Green <jmkgre@essex.ac.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <LXAsCSBvVMz0EwQ5@the-net-effect.com>
Message-Id: <SIMEON.9801261800.K@sf100.essex.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 1998 18:04:00 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: Re: Questionable implementation of IMG ALT attribute as tooltips


On Mon, 26 Jan 1998 17:18:39 +0000 Colin F Reynolds 
<colin@the-net-effect.com> wrote:

> In article <199801261506.KAA06519@geode.ora.com>, Chris Maden
> <crism@ora.com> writes
> >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.
> 
> No amount of "thinking about it" will compensate for the fact that in
> many cases it is _impossible_ to create ALT text which satisfies the
> conflicting requirements for:

[ ... ]

OK, hit with with one then, and a suitable ALT tag will be yours..!


Regards,

James Green

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