Try to figure out why it was considered…

Try to figure out why it was considered necessary to add the title of an image as a title attribute to the image markup when inserting images into a post. Whose idea was that? The image’s title attribute serves no real purpose for sighted users but creates a whole load of completely unwanted noise for some screen reader users. Additionally, the title attribute is completely inaccessible to sighted non-mouse users.

So what’s the point of it?