Closed Bug 6166 Opened 25 years ago Closed 25 years ago
Ignoring alternate text of "" and using filename instead
You're ignoring alternate text of "", i.e., <img alt="" src="some file..."> and using the filename of the image instead. You should display no alternate text if alt="", since in many cases alt="" should be used for images that are merely decorative and would not be missed at all. FYI, the HTML 4.0 spec has some very good suggestions for how to come up with alternate text: http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/appendix/notes.html#altgen Previous issues relating to alternate text were discussed in bug 1994. This probably requires the equivalent of the DOM's Element::GetAttributeNode rather than GetAttribute. This may also be related to bug 6052.
This bug is one of many related to alternate text of images. All these bugs have been marked. To find related bugs, search the description field for the string "[ALT]".
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 25 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1994 ***
Agreed. This is a duplicate of 1994.
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