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Re: debian gnu/linux

On Fri, Sep 10, 1999 at 08:59:25PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> Why an empty string? IMHO something like ALT="[swirl]" would be fine,
> and non-intrusive.

ALT specifies what replaces the image when it cannot be displayed.
It should *not* be a description of the picture, unless the description
is relevant to the rest of the text.  Using ALT="[swirl]" is evil -
almost as evil as the infamous ALT="[Company Logo]".

The swirl is a decoration and carries no information.  Hence the alt
attribute should be empty.

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