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Re: WAI Site Redesign Navigation Interaction Feedback

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 14:03:38 -0600
Message-ID: <4211041A.2030109@w3.org>
To: Roberto Castaldo <r.castaldo@iol.it>, WSTF <public-wai-eo-site@w3.org>
Cc: 'EOWG' <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Roberto,

Thanks for the feedback. We will keep this in mind when we evaluate future visual designs.

~ Shawn

Roberto Castaldo wrote:
> Hi group,
> 
> Here are some late impressions on navigating the page
> http://www.w3.org/2004/09/wai-nav/
> 
> The problem I have found is that I cannot immediatly visually identify
> hyperlinks in the page: there is not a unique criteria for displaying
> hyperlinks, some of them are underlined, some not, some of them are simply
> bold text, and some bold text is not a hyperlink.
> 
> In one word, confusing, as I had to go around the page with my mouse looking
> for all hyperlinks.
> 
> Some example:
> 
> - In the left navigation menu "W3C Home" is a link, "WAI Home" is not a
> link, but they're both bold text
> - All hyperlinks in the navigation bar are not underlined; I think that they
> should be, so that they can immediatly identified as links to other pages
> - In the central comunm hyperlinks are dotted-underlined, but in the right
> column they're only bold: for example, the only way to understand if "WAI
> develops..." or "guidelines" are a link or not is to pass on them with the
> mouse.
> 
> I think that all hyperlinks should be easily recognizable at first glance,
> so they should be all undelined (dotted?).
> 
> My best regards,
> 
> 
> Roberto Castaldo
> ----------------
> Webaccessibile.Org Coordinator
> http://www.webaccessibile.org
> IWA/HWG Italy Member
> r.castaldo@iol.it
> rcastaldo@webaccessibile.org
> 
> 
> 
> 
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