Re: ALT attribute for IMG tag

Subject: Re: ALT attribute for IMG tag
From: BrYan Westbrook <westbrok -at- HSNP -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 18:08:59 GMT

Only coming through in waves, Nancy Hoft wrote:
>
>>> Another reason to use the ALT attribute with the IMG tag is that the
>>> text you type is used to "read" to people with disabilities.

This is also the best argument for using the emphasis tag instead of the bold
tag. <B> can only be interpretted as bold type, while <EM> can be different
things for different software, but is generally bold type where bold is
available.

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