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Re: ALT text: WAS=> Re: [NH] ID/Target # => will not work in FF2.0.9

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  • loro
    ... Why? Why not use an empty alt? If the alt text isn t needed, well, it isn t needed. Who benefits from being told an image is an image? ... Isn t title
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 8, 2007
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      >There is one exception, when I only write ALT="Bild" or ALT="Image" and
      >that's when I make an image plus it's caption into a table

      Why? Why not use an empty alt? If the alt text isn't needed, well, it
      isn't needed. Who benefits from being told an image is an image?

      >Otherwise I make TITLE the same as ALT so anyone can get a short
      >description of what exactly is depicted.

      Isn't title alone enough for that?

      >I always write an ALT and never specify sizes, as this combination works
      >best for viewers with graphics turned off.
      >I use Netscape 4.8 without CSS and with graphics off to evaluate the
      >accessibility of my code. It is not what a blind user gets, but it comes
      >as near as is quickly and easily achievable.

      Blind users would get a lot of "image" read out to them...

      Lotta
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