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Items tagged html in Aug, 2007

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Why the Alt Attribute May Be Omitted. “The benefit of requiring the alt attribute to be omitted, rather than simply requiring the empty value, is that it makes a clear distinction between an image that has no alternate text (such as an iconic or graphical representation of the surrounding text) and an image that is a critical part of the content, but for which not alt text is available.” # 25th August 2007, 1:11 pm

I’ve been in this web standards game for five years now and probably have over 100 standards-based sites under my belt. I can count the number of times I’ve be involved in a redesign where no changes were made to the markup on one finger.

Jeff Croft # 11th August 2007, 9:37 am

WebCore Rendering I—The Basics. Dave Hyatt has started a series of posts explaining the internals of WebCore’s rendering system. # 10th August 2007, 3:21 pm