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RE: [techs] 2.4 The link element and navigation tools

From: Michael Cooper <michaelc@watchfire.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 12:13:57 -0500
Message-ID: <D9ABD8212AFB094C855045AD80FB40DD033FB3DB@1wfmail.watchfire.com>
To: WAI WCAG List <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

In general I would say book-like structures are the most useful use of this.
But in principle I would say it could be useful for all pages (except the
homepage) to have a link rel="Start" pointing to the homepage. And in non
book-like structures like newspaper articles split among a few URIs, "Next"
and "Prev" could be useful. I don't know as I'd go so far as to _require_ it
but I think it's a good suggestion. Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Ridpath [mailto:chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 7:23 PM
> To: WAI WCAG List
> Subject: [techs] 2.4 The link element and navigation tools
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS/#link_structure
> When should you use the link element (in the head section) to describe
> document navigation?
> Is this only necessary when the document already contains a 
> formal structure
> like previous/next chapters in a book?
> Chris
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