[uf-discuss] RFC: Using <img>'s alt attribute for Microformats

fantasai fantasai.lists at inkedblade.net
Sat Dec 17 10:12:25 PST 2005

brian suda wrote:
> Robert Bachmann wrote:
>>IMO it would be better to write:
>><abbr class="bday" title="20051215T080000Z">
>><img src="file..." alt="December 15, 2005" />
>>This way you could have
>>- img's src for the imaged users
>>- img's alt for the imageless users
>>- and abbr's title for users who think in 1's and 0's.

I agree that that's the right way to do it.

> wouldn't that imply that ABBR is the abberviation of the IMG and not the
> IMG alt? maybe that is one and the same thing?

No, that implies that the image is an abbreviation of the <abbr>
tag's title attribute, i.e. is an abbreviation for 20051215T080000Z.


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