[thelist] Netscape 7 and <alt>

Liorean Liorean at user.bip.net
Sat Jun 8 07:00:01 CDT 2002

At 03:37 2002-06-08 -0700, you wrote:
>Does anyone know if Netscape 7 has fixed its problem of not displaying
><alt> info?

Heh... It's not a bug - it's a feature.

Mozilla decided to follow the W3C recommended behavior of using title
attribute alone for tool tips, and using alt as it should be used, in other
words alt display instead of the image if it by any reason, client or
server side alike, is not available. (For example if you browse with images

So, this is not a bug, and it certainly will not be fixed, as it's the
correct behavior. That browsers in the past has behaved differently doesn't
justify any deviation from the standards by Mozilla.

// Liorean

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