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Re: img alt text, links and titles

From: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 20:18:30 +0000
Message-ID: <3C45E016.5050406@btinternet.com>
To: kynn-eda@idyllmtn.com
CC: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>, Ineke van der Maat <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>, "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
to put some perspective on this I was stunned to find that mozilla (due 
for a non-beta release) does not currently support alt tags for broken 
images, blocked images, etc.
It was recognised as a bug ~18 months ago

I've wasted a lot of time and energy assuming that alt was supported and 
wondering what I was doing wrong......

I still use mozilla all the time though...
mind you i still use alt as a tooltip, because some of my students might 
need the info, and they use ie5.5/win'98.



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Received on Wednesday, 16 January 2002 15:26:19 UTC

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