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RE: [techs] Skip navigation techniques

From: Michael Cooper <michaelc@watchfire.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 15:04:55 -0400
Message-ID: <D9ABD8212AFB094C855045AD80FB40DD033FB98C@1wfmail.watchfire.com>
To: "WAI GL (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Isn't the legal solution in XHTML 1.1 to use <a id="main"/> instead of <a
name="main"/>? The overall technique would be the same, just slightly
different implementation in the XHTML vs. HTML. Not that it really means
anything for our standards, but IE already allows you to use either way to
define a bookmark anchor. Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG [mailto:rscano@iwa-italy.org]
> Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2004 9:53 AM
> To: John M Slatin; WAI GL (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: [techs] Skip navigation techniques
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
> To: "Maurizio Boscarol" <maurizio@usabile.it>; "Jim Thatcher"
> <jim@jimthatcher.com>
> Cc: "WAI GL (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2004 3:35 PM
> Subject: RE: [techs] Skip navigation techniques
> 
> 
> To Roberto Scano: Thanks for pointing out that the name attribute for
> the anchor element has been disallowed in XHTML 1.1. Do you recommend
> using a different attribute that would serve the same purpose?
> 
> Roberto Scano:
> The problem that we are also discussing in the italian web 
> accessibility
> list is about this.
> 
> using:
> 
> <a href="#notizie">notizie</a>
> ...
> <div id="notizie"><h2>Notizie</h2>...
> 
> is good for XHTML 1.1 but this could cause problems about backward
> compatibility (and we need to check with the screen readers).
> 
> 
> 
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