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Re: LINK_TARGET_ID already covered in WCAG 1.0 checkpoint 13.1

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 18:12:12 +0100
To: achuter@technosite.es, "Mobile Web Accessibility Task Force" <public-bpwg-access@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t2ih2moowxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Wed, 24 Oct 2007 16:42:24 +0200, Alan Chuter <achuter@technosite.es>  
wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>> CMN: Given that the text of the requirements is exactly the same,  
>> surely fulfilling this correctly is exactly the same. (I thought it  
>> was...)
>
> Yes, the title of the checkpoint is the same, but the description is  
> different (and mixed up with the other, LINK_TARGET_FORMAT, to make it  
> even harder to understand). The BP is concerned with identifying the  
> information in the target content, while WCAG is also and more concerned  
> about the link text being meaningful when read in a list of links. WCAG  
> is also more comprehensive.
>
> The new document doesn't actually say that the BP is different in this  
> respect, but simply says what an author should do in addition to comply  
> with WCAG as well. That is mainly to consider how the person interacts  
> with the content (like by using a screen reader).

OK.

cheers

Chaals

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