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Re: ALT-Texts in Outline

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 06:53:22 +0200
Message-Id: <199909150524.HAA26383@vals.intramed.rito.no>
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
On 14.09.99 at 13:12, Otto Stolz <tck@Seeseiten.de> wrote:

>Every now and then, there are reasons to include an IMG in a header line
>[...] In these cases, the Outline option of the validator yields
>incomplete, occasionally even misleading, information [...]
>I suggest that the ALT text of any images contained in the headers be
>included (with the plain text) in the outline [...]

Good idea! It even looks as if a somewhat minimalist implementation of this
won't be very hard to do. Dealing with, possibly multiple, IMGs that aren't
in the beginning of the heading will be a bit more work, but should be

/me folds up his sleeves and starts coding... :-)

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