Re: [htdig] Modifying $(STARSRIGHT)

Geoff Hutchison (
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 22:03:46 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 13 Oct 1999, Rick wrote:

> Yes. But many people browse with image loading turned off.
> Others use non-graphical browsers. People with limited
> vision may filter pages to a speech converter. They don't
> WANT images.

I'll also point out that this was the whole point behind the ALT attribute
for <IMG> tags. AFAIR, these are set to "*" in the default templates.

As someone who browses with images off and/or a text browser, I know they
render ALT tags just fine. I believe most speech converters do fine with
them as well.

Of course as other people mentioned, $(PERCENT) is also a nice
alternative. That's what we use on our site.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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