[thelist] alt tags on all images (was Site Check)

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 7 12:27:38 CST 2001

> From: noah <noah at tookish.net>
> If you build a header out of several different images, someone using a
> text-to-speech or text-only browser has to either listen to a long
> list of alt text or look at a jumble of relatively insignificant text
> at the top of the page - I would much prefer to just add alt text to
> one image, and have non-graphical browsers simply ignore the others.

download Lynx, view that site, read it aloud...

you could also get a browser for the disabled, but Lynx is a good 
one to have for a myriad of reasons...

i'd much rather see a page of:

"Welcome to Foobar"



and if that can be achieved by using (valid and correct) empty alt 
attributes in all my image tags, then you can be darn sure i'm 
going to include them...

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