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RE: "alt" attribute required by XHTML 1.0

From: Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 15:03:30 +0200
To: "Masayasu Ishikawa" <mimasa@w3.org>, <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c1379d$7e184f00$b18f9b3e@andromeda>
Hello,

> -----Original Message-----
> "Christian Wolfgang Hujer" <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com> wrote:
> 
> > - requirement of the alt attribute for the <img/>-element is 
> not new. For
> > HTML 4.01, HTML 4, HTML 3.2, HTML 3.0 and HTML 2.0 I am sure they also
> > required the alt attribute for valid documents.
> 
> Just for the record, the alt attribute on the img element was NOT
> required in HTML 3.2, (never-standardized) HTML 3.0 and HTML 2.0.
> Same for HTML i18n (RFC 2070).  It was changed in HTML 4.0.
yeah, sorry, I was wrong about that.
HTML 3.2:
<!ATTLIST IMG
        src     %URL     #REQUIRED  -- URL of image to embed --
        alt     CDATA    #IMPLIED   -- for display in place of image --
[...]
        >
Sorry.

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> Regards,
> -- 
> Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
> W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Thank you for your corrections about that.

Greetings

Christian
Received on Friday, 7 September 2001 09:09:33 GMT

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