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New technique: Technique 13.1.1 [priority 2] Verify that the target of each link is clearly identified.

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 18:58:23 -0500
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Michael wrote:
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Checkpoint 13.1 - Clearly identify the target of each link
New Technique: check for common bad link phrases such as "click here".
New Technique: check for validated TITLE attribute of link.
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I propose:
<blockquote>
Technique 13.1.1 [priority 2] Verify that the target of each link is 
clearly identified.
Discussion Status:
awaiting discussion
Evaluation:
Check for commonly used non-meaningful phrases such as "click here" and 
"more" as link text.
Check that if link text is not unique, duplicates link to the same place.
Example Language:
Link text should be meaningful enough to make sense when read out of 
context -- either on its own or as part of a sequence of links. Link text 
should also be terse.
Repair Technique:
Retrieve the TITLE of the target page and suggest that as link text.
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wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
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