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Re: A symbolic WAI homepage

From: Marja-Riitta Koivunen <marja@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 08 Apr 2000 16:01:56 -0400
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To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
>MRK::
>
>>
>>What I would add to the site, is to have a graphical navigation bar to
>>illustrate the site structure instead of textually saying to continue to
>>the next page and other textual links. That navigation bar should give
>>feedback about where the users are (what they selected) and where they can
>>go (other items in the navigation bar).
>>
>
>AG::
>
>Links covering a neighborhood of where you are now is a navigation resource.
>
I agree. I definetely didn't mean to leave textual links out, but rather to
add spatial layout and images that structure the page and help to find the
navigation links more easily.

>Indented table of contents bar is best current presentation of this on Web
>today.
>
One really important thing is to be able to highlight what TOC item you
selected (and only that item), but to my knowledge there is no good
mechanism for that unless you to program it.

>VRML of where you are in a Jungle Gym abstraction of the site is perhaps a
>yet more compelling metaphor.
>
With VRML you can use at least tours, landmarks, compass, and 2D maps to
help users know where they are. What is Jungle Gym using?

Marja
Received on Saturday, 8 April 2000 16:08:14 GMT

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