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Comment LC-1142

From: Gian Sampson-Wild <gian@tkh.com.au>
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 23:14:24 +1000
To: "'Loretta Guarino Reid'" <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Cc: <public-comments-WCAG20@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000f01c7bfcf$961bfaa0$b300a8c0@tkhcomputer>

Comment 113:

Source: http://www.w3.org/mid/001f01c695f9$31b504e0$9288b23a@tkhcomputer
(Issue ID: LC-1142)

There does not seem to be an appreciable difference between SC 2.4.4 and
2.4.8

Proposed Change:

Clarify the SC

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Response from Working Group:
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We have reworded both SC 2.4.8 and SC 2.4.4 to clarify the differences. They
now read:

2.4.4 The purpose of each link can be determined from the link text and its
programmatically determined link context. 2.4.8 The purpose of each link can
be identified from the link text.

where "Programmatically determined link context" is defined as:

programmatically determined link context
       1. Additional information that can be programmatically determined
from relationships with a link; and
       2. can be extracted, combined with the link text, and presented to
users in different modalities.

    Example 1: Screen readers provide commands to read the current sentence
when focus is on a link.

    Example 2: Examples of information that can be extracted, combined with
link text, and presented to users in different modalities include text that
is in the same sentence, paragraph, list, or table cell as the link or in a
table header cell that is associated with the table cell that contains the
link.
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Response from GSW:
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Thank you for addressing my comment. I am very happy with this response.
Received on Friday, 6 July 2007 13:20:57 UTC

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