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Re: FORMAL OBJECTION (was RE: Working Group Decision on ISSUE-204 aria-hidden)

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:45:10 -0500
Cc: 'Maciej Stachowiak' <mjs@apple.com>, 'Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis' <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, 'Sam Ruby' <rubys@intertwingly.net>, public-html@w3.org, 'HTML Accessibility Task Force' <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-id: <1DB43BC8-FA9B-40DE-88C5-52B5C7F7C0F6@apple.com>
To: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>

On Aug 15, 2012, at 12:32 , John Foliot <john@foliot.ca> wrote:

> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure I didn't suggest that. I don't think a mouth-stick user
>> who is not visually impaired would ever be exposed to the link,
> So then this technique is *ONLY* for visually impaired users?

maybe I am being naive here, but surely the rule is, for any UA "if you expose the link to the user, you must also be prepared to expose the content it links to".

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 15 August 2012 19:45:42 UTC

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