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Re: Navigational features

From: Ben Caldwell <caldwell@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 14:18:32 -0600
Message-ID: <4390AC18.9090209@trace.wisc.edu>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

I don't think a class name on a non-heading element is enough to meet 
this SC with our definition of programmatically determined because there 
aren't any user agents (or assistive technologies) that are able to 
identify an element with a randomly selected class name as a heading (or 
any other type of structure).

So, in Jim's example, my feeling is that these items should be marked as 
headings in order to meet the SC.


Jim Thatcher wrote:
> We are getting nowhere. I will try once more.
> I believe that if all the heading text on a page has the same class, then
> the headings can be programmatically determined. But the fact that they are
> headings cannot be programmatically determined.
> If folks disagree - fine. But if some agree, maybe 1.3.1 needs to be
> revisited.
> Jim
> Accessibility Consulting: http://jimthatcher.com/
> 512-306-0931
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