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Re: debian gnu/linux

> From: Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <gaia@iki.fi>

> 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.

Isn't ALT supposed to tell you what you're missing so you can decide
if you really want to get it (e.g., turn images on, or download it in
a text-only browser)?


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