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Re: Empty alt tags

From: Steve Carter <steve@juggler.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 16:19:24 -0000
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <DAV61PykfD73VMHBdCk000068be@hotmail.com>
I try to say 'ALT text' when talking to newbies, because I don't 
want them to worry what an attribute is, but I don't want to call it a tag.

If they want to know more, I show them, then call it an attribute, 'look,
here's the SRC attribute...'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 4:14 PM
Subject: Re: Empty alt tags

> For most people, however, tags are those things between angle brackets,
> so I do think it is confusing. I don't think it's that hard to say
> "elements" and "attributes" and to make a clear distinction. The tag,
> really, is just half an element (usually).
Received on Friday, 22 February 2002 11:20:05 UTC

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