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Re: [VE][127] required attribute "alt" not specified

From: Barry <barryd.it@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 01:50:27 -0700
Message-ID: <7cb16ac01002050050q3c0c7708hcd48aae484b8629f@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 1:26 AM, Barry <barryd.it@gmail.com> wrote:
> This message is in regards to a recent validation I did on my page
> mentioned below.
>
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://boundarymuseum.com/BoundaryMuseum.html&charset=(detect+automatically)&doctype=Inline&group=0&user-agent=W3C_Validator/1.654
>
> http://boundarymuseum.com/BoundaryMuseum.html
>
> I received multiple errors regarding a JavaScript parameter issue over
> the missing attribute alternate text (alt), I regret to see or
> understand the concept, as I'm simply passing a parameter and not
> actually using XHTML, other then in the following lines:
>
> <map name="HomeMap" id="HomeMap">
>      <area shape="rect" coords="0,0,80,27" href="javascript:;"
> onmouseout="MM_menuStartTimeout(250); MM_swapImgRestore();"
> onmouseover="MM_menuShowMenu('MMMenuContainer0123135403_3',
> 'MMMenu0123135403_3',163,162,'HomeMap');
> MM_swapImage('Home','','./Templates/images/button_home_over.jpg',1); "
> />
>    </map>
>
> The problem appears to be
> MM_swapImage('Home','','./Templates/images/button_home_over.jpg',1);
>
> Which shouldn't have anything to do with validation, otherwise all my
> JavaScript should else fail for not using proper
> spacing...punctuation... well, you get the point.
>
> --
> * D|mon (Barry R. Dick)

I believe I found the cause for this misunderstanding, it appears that
its recommended to have an alternate text (alt) attribute inside the
area tag... and its not clearly stated in the errors mentioned...

Any thoughts?



-- 
* D|mon (Barry R. Dick)
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Daemondevel
Received on Friday, 5 February 2010 10:05:46 GMT

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