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RE: Issue #832 Clear link text, etc. (action item)

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2004 13:45:50 -0500
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To: "James Craig" <wai-wg@cookiecrook.com>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

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Subject: Re: Issue #832 Clear link text, etc. (action item)

Ineke van der Maat wrote:

> This is not what I can read in http://www.w3.org/QA/Tips/noClickHere :

Sorry, you're right. Ironically, I mentioned "no calls-to-action" in 
yesterday's call, but forgot to comply in this post.

How about this for Level 1?

  Read <a href="foo" title="Top Story">more.</a>
  Read <a href="bar" title="Another Article">more.</a>

And this for Level 3?

  Read the <a href="foo">Top Story.</a>
  Read <a href="bar">Another Article.</a>

A request for information: why is it inappropriate to include verbs in
link text?
PS. This would cover other common link phrases like "2 comments" on many

web logs. The link title could include the post heading text.

Received on Friday, 2 July 2004 14:45:50 UTC

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