From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:0.9.8) Gecko/20020204 BuildID: 2002020406 <img alt="bla bla"> Text in ALT attribute doesn't show when mouse is over the image. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.goto slashdot 2.put mouse above one of the topic images 3.wait and see nothing happens Actual Results: duh Expected Results: ALT text should popup http://w3c.org/
This is a dupe of bug 25537. The TITLE attribute of the image tag should be used for tooltips, and ALT for accessibility, as per w3c specs. That's the short version of why this won't be fixed. The long version is in comment 31 http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25537#c31 in bug 25537.
Duping. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 25537 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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