Re: Why does it say ALL images need alt tags?

On Sun, 10 Nov 2002, Aziz Matar wrote:

> I can understand how alt tags help, but for some images that are used
> as part of the sites navigation, for example, a small 10x10 square
> that is used to draw a curve and placed on the corner of your tables
> for decoration, why does the validator want alt tags on those?

alt="" is perfectly valid (and correct) for those images. In fact any
other alt text would be wrong. :-)

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Received on Monday, 11 November 2002 06:59:04 UTC