[links-list] Re: [docwhat at lego.gerf.net: Bug#82211: Doesn't honor ALT tags properly with A tags]

Mikulas Patocka mikulas at artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Mon Jan 15 14:41:56 PST 2001

> Hello,
> This "bug"report is about empty ALT tags rendered as there were no ALT tag at all.
> Either you want to fix it (to render empty ALT="" tags as invisible images), or
> you want to keep it this way to keep the image selectable. 
> In my opinion if the html author gives ALT="" he chose the image not important
> to care about (and would break the text-only design), but your opinion may vary.

I won't change it. If the user doesn't like images without ALT or with
empty ALT, he can turn them off. It is better to display something more
than something less.


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