[thelist] correct use of alt and title attributes

Micky Hulse micky at ambiguism.com
Tue Sep 12 00:13:09 CDT 2006

Hi Christian,

Christian Heilmann wrote:
> Not that uncommon, I had to do that on a massive portal site once. The
> reason was that the images needed to be flexible, as in reveal more or
> less with the width of the browser and needed to be maintainable by
> the editors in a CMS. Therefore we used an empty spacer gif for
> alternative text and an inline style attribute to define the image.
> Dirty, but not a problem.

Ah, good to hear!

Hehe, I was thinking it seemed like a good alternative to nothing at 
all... Glad to hear others think the same.

Although, everything I found on the web mentioned nothing of this 
technique. :(

Have a great day/night.
Micky :)

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