[whatwg] Missing alt attribute name bikeshedding (was Re: alt="" and the <meta name=generator> exception)

Nils Dagsson Moskopp nils at dieweltistgarnichtso.net
Sun Aug 5 18:02:00 PDT 2012

Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> schrieb am Sun, 05 Aug 2012 17:31:00

> […]

> Here's a review of other proposed names and a few new ideas:

> […]

> unknown
>     Pro: correctly conveys the reason for omitting alt, i.e. that the
> name is unknown to the generator Con: might not be clear that it is
> not for human authors

What about “alt-unknown” or “unknown-alt” ?

> I don't have a strong opinion, but I think
> generator-unable-to-provide-required-alt might be long to the point
> of silliness.

I like trains!

Nils Dagsson Moskopp // erlehmann

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