Re: ALT specification

Mike Meyer (
Tue, 20 Jun 95 08:10:16 PST

> Hi everybody !
> I have a suggestion for ALT attribut (IMG tag). Why don't we use it with full HTML syntax and not just with simple text. I mean, what do you think of such use :

There are any number of good reasons. Most of them are addressed by
the FIG tag in HTML 3.

Since it's been designed right, if a browser doesn't recognize it you
get the alternate text instead. If your favorite GUI browser doesn't
recognize it, you should complain to the author.