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Alt attribute for unimportant images

From: Alf Inge Myhre Tunheim <tunheim@operamail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 14:40:16 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <39EFF31E@operamail.com>
Are there any guidelines about what text string (if any) that should be 
specified in the alt attribute of images that only have a visual design 
purpose? So that text/ audio user-agents can ignore them?
If not wouldn't that be a nice way to make the web easier for user-agents that 
don't use images? (Something like alt="nil" or "ignore")

 - Alf Inge Tunheim
Received on Tuesday, 11 July 2000 14:35:56 UTC

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