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RE: alt element (was: naming custom/extended tags)

From: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 16:57:04 -0000
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB5824468@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
>    - If the html:alt attribute is present, use its contents as text,
>      and ignore the rest of the unrecognized element.
	If you use the traditional HTML tactic of rendering
	the contents of unrecognized elements, this requires
	an indefinite look ahead.

	The alt element might also only make sense as an
	alternative to a subordinate element.
Received on Monday, 14 February 2000 12:01:27 UTC

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