W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > January to March 2003

Re: ALT as required attribute

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 20:36:40 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200302032036.h13KaeN01179@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> When I made the switch from IE to a Mozilla-based browser, I was initially
> disappointed when this browser did not offer Alt attribute text on
> mouse-over. It made my job as a designer more difficult, because I now

Mozilla substitutes the alt text for disabled or broken graphics and 
reflows the resulting text as though the image weren't there.  I would
have thought that made checking alt text easier.  (Turning off images
won't necessarily cause existing ones to disappear.)
Received on Tuesday, 4 February 2003 01:47:53 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 20:36:13 UTC