Re: fear of "invisible metadata"

On Thu, 21 Jun 2007 22:26:11 +0200, Maurice Carey  
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> Before I discovered CSS I'd say about 99.3% of my <img> tags had empty  
> alts because they were totally devoid of semantic meaning. Same thing
> goes for every designer I've ever worked with.
> It wouldn't surprise me if 90% of the alt-less images on the web were  
> named "spacer.gif"

I suspect it is less that 90%, but it is common enough that people special  
case the handling of it...



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