Lockergnome: Why You Should Dump Internet Explorer

Wednesday June 16th, 2004

Chris Pirillo wrote in to tell us about a new article on Lockergnome entitled Why You Should Dump Internet Explorer: "The time has come to dump Internet Explorer. I know, I know — you may have heard the same thing before from those that think it's cool to hate Microsoft; but I'm not one of those guys. I'm actually an MCSE and I happen to like quite a few of Microsoft's products. Rather than lump me into the Microsoft-basher category, consider for a moment why you use the browser you use, and humor me by entertaining the notion — if even for a second — that switching to another might be worth your while..."

#17 ALT tooltips

by dtobias <>

Thursday June 17th, 2004 10:05 AM

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The ALT attribute is intended as a replacement for an image when the image is not displayed (e.g., in text browsers like Lynx). The TITLE attribute is intended for supplementary information such as might be displayed as a tooltip. Rarely does the same text make sense for both of those uses simultaneously.