alt (HTML attribute)
In the event that the user
cannot view the applet’s content, for whatever reason, the
alt attribute provides an alternative can be be
displayed to the user instead.
attribute shows that this is a
<applet code="ticker.class" alt="Stock ticker"> </applet>
A simple description of what the
applet is or does.
None of the browsers
tested appeared to render the
content, instead displaying blanks, broken Java symbols and so on.