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Re: Blank alt


From: Timothy J. Luoma
Date: Oct 24, 2002 11:25AM

> Howdy;
> Is there a hard and fast rule for using alt="" (without the space), and alt
> =" " (with a space)?

None that I am aware of, although there are folks who advocate for both.

> I've seen both. What are the specific differences?

Sometimes the validator (Bobby?) will complain about alt="" but not
about alt=" "

Some dumb browsers, not mentioning any names, will pop up an empty
tooltip if you use alt=" " although this can sometimes be alleviated by
using a title="Whatever"


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