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Re: Why would link title = link text?

From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 19:11:05 -0500 (EST)
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSO.4.40.0304011909560.5557-100000@ns1.seeto.com>

> > Why would you bother setting the title attribute on an <a> tag to the same
> > value as the link text of the <a> tag?
> Sounds to me like following a rule by rote.

Sounds like someone is trying to be consistent, for example by
placing a title attribute on every link on a page rather than just
some of them. Occasionally the link text is le mot juste and gets
duplicated. Big deal.


  Joe Clark  |  joeclark@joeclark.org
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Received on Tuesday, 1 April 2003 19:11:47 UTC

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