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Re: [VE][127] New Error Message Suggestion

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 21:23:21 +0100
To: Jim Booth <jim@jimmbooth.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1085603000.11137.1.camel@localhost>

On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 20:14, Jim Booth wrote:
> It would really be nice to be able to turn this off, or if it worked
> like so many other messages that it ONLY FLAGGED THE FIRST OCCURRANCE
> of " required attribute "ALT" not specified"   Today, I have a page
> with dozens of gif bullets, which I don't think need alt attributes,
> but validator flags every one!

All images require alt attributes.

(a) The DTD you selected says so
(b) Practical implications:
http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/%7Eflavell/alt/alt-text.html



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David Dorward       <http://blog.dorward.me.uk/>   <http://dorward.me.uk/>
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