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Re: Al text


From: Geof Collis
Date: Feb 23, 2010 8:18AM

Thanks Andrew, there argument was to fool checkers, but I dont like
that idea, the checkers I use ask if you've deliberately left it null
so to me it wouldn't be an acceptable practice.


At 09:08 AM 2/23/2010, you wrote:
>Looks like a subtle way to get round failures on automated accessibility
>Can't see it doing any harm, but there is no need for it either...just adds
>superfluous code as null alt tags can just be alt=""