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Alt text not appearing in IE8

Alt text not appearing in IE8

i have the following on a webpage:

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Guest [Entry]

That's actually as required by the standard - IE is the only browser which displayed the alt text in a tooltip. I expect if you switch it to IE7 compat mode it will show.
Guest [Entry]

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