Re: Small technical point about ALT

Alan J. Flavell wrote:
> In the techniques document at
> it says
>  If authors cannot use style sheets and must use invisible or
>  transparent images to lay out images on the page, they must
>  supply"null" (alt=) or "white space" (alt=" ") alt-text, whichever
>  the context requires.
> Something seems to have gone wrong with the punctuation here. The lack
> of white space between 'supply' and '"null"' is only cosmetic, but the
> suggestion to code alt= rather than the more usual alt="" seems to be
> an error; at least, when I offered this construct to the HTML
> validator, it rejected it, which rather confirmed my suspicion that
> something was amiss.


Thank you for the comment. I will fix this.

Ian Jacobs ( 
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Received on Monday, 15 March 1999 17:24:34 UTC