Re: alt and authoring practices

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> How about a checkbox labeled "Purely Decorative" and a text field 
> labeled "Textual Alternative" (if the checkbox is checked, disable text 
> field and emit alt=""; if the checkbox is unchecked and text field 
> empty, emit no alt attribute)?

Functionally, that's almost exactly what Dreamweaver does.  The only 
difference is that they provide a combo box where the user has to either 
explicitly select "<empty>" or type in some text.  It would be even 
better if it indicated that leaving it empty was for decorative images.

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software

Received on Sunday, 4 May 2008 18:43:49 UTC