Re: ALT tag used in IMG

Alan Braverman (
Wed, 22 Sep 93 06:17:22 CDT

Dale Dougherty writes:
> I would like to suggest that graphical browsers like Mosaic
> consider implementing the IMG ALT attribute for possibly
> use if the user chooses not to display graphics for performance
> reasons.
> Dale
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> Dale Dougherty (
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> (707) 829-3762 (home office); 1-800-998-9938

Version 2.0 will feature an X resource for the option to have a small icon
displayed rather than having inlined images loaded. Clicking on the icon would
subsequently load the image into the document. Images which act as hyperlinks
would be appropriately marked.

Alan Braverman
Software Development Group
National Center for Supercomputing Applications