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Grouping and bypassing links.

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 1999 16:35:32 -0500
Message-Id: <199902082133.QAA1882859@relay.interim.iamworld.net>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
At 10:09 AM 2/8/99 -0600, Wendy A Chisholm wrote: 
> 11. Grouping and bypassing links
> Of the five proposals, a hybrid approach of a few of them is what the group
> on the call was happiest with.  Therefore, we propose two strategies.  The
> first should always happen, the second is supplemental.
> 11.1 Group related links (such as those in a navigation bar) using any
> appropriate element (P, FRAME, DIV, SPAN) and label the group with
> class="nav"

Note this has UA implications.

> 11.2 Use "tabindex=1" on a link that appears at the beginning of the "meat"
> of the content.

This could be relaxed a little.  "Program the TABINDEX sequence to get to the
meat of the page quickly, leaving navigation links for later.  For example,
TABINDEX=1 on an element that makes a good place to start reading."

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