[thelist] IMG vs IMAGE + screen reader output

Simon Dell simondl at epic.co.uk
Mon Nov 25 08:21:00 CST 2002

At 11:25 25/11/02 +0000, you wrote:
>   Following on from my question the other day
>   about alt and title tags/uses.
>   I've been dutifully adding the following to my
>   alt tags [IMG] - but then it occurred to me how
>   on earth does a screen reader read [IMG]?

Why do this? What purpose does it serve?

I missed the thread where you guys discussed this.
Is it archived?

To me, the whole point of putting atl text onto an image is to make it such
that someone doesn't even need to know there's an image there.


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