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Re: Link Text SC's

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lguarino@adobe.com>
Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 16:21:40 -0700
To: <jim@jimthatcher.com>, "'Gregg Vanderheiden'" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C094F294.11283%lguarino@adobe.com>
Actually, ³Click here² with a good title attribute satisfies both, since the
title attribute is explicitly associated with the link (so you could include
that information in the link list). However, ³Read more² following the
opening sentences of an article satisfies 2.4.4 but not 2.4.8.


On 5/20/06 4:08 PM, "Jim Thatcher" <jim@jimthatcher.com> wrote:

> Thanks Loretta ­ I now understand the intended difference ­ but it sure
> isnıt/wasnıt clear to me.
>  
> ³Click here² with a good title attribute is good for 2.4.4 but not 2.4.8.
>  
> 
> Jim
>  
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Loretta Guarino Reid [mailto:lguarino@adobe.com]
> Sent: Saturday, May 20, 2006 5:30 PM
> To: jim@jimthatcher.com; 'Gregg Vanderheiden'; WCAG
> Subject: Re: Link Text SC's
>  
> Context can be used in interpreting the link in 2.4.4, but not in 2.4.8. (See
> the technique that is sufficient for 2.4.4 but not for 2.4.7: Identifying the
> purpose of a link using link text combined with link context  USING a
> technology-specific technique below (for a technology in your baseline))
> 
> If 2.4.8 is satisfied, a list of links for a web unit should give a user
> sufficient information to understand the purpose of each link. This may not be
> true when only 2.4.4 is satisfied, since it may be necessary to retrieve the
> context of the link to understand its purpose.
> 
> Loretta
> 
> 
> On 5/20/06 3:19 PM, "Jim Thatcher" <jim@jimthatcher.com> wrote:
> In 2.4.4. text (from which its purpose can be determined) has to be associated
> with the link.   
> In 2.4.8 the link text has to describe the purpose of the link
> 
> Sound similar. So, must ask again, what is the difference?
>  
> 
> Jim
> 
> Accessibility Consulting: http://jimthatcher.com/
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gregg Vanderheiden [mailto:gv@trace.wisc.edu]
> <mailto:gv@trace.wisc.edu%5d>
> Sent: Saturday, May 20, 2006 4:08 PM
> To: jim@jimthatcher.com; 'WCAG-WG'
> Subject: RE: Link Text SC's
> 
> 
> In 2.4.4. text has to be associated with the link.   In 2.4.8 the link text
> has to describe the purpose of the link.
> 
> 
> 
> Gregg
> 
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> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org]
> <mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org%5d> On Behalf Of Jim Thatcher
> Sent: Saturday, May 20, 2006 2:33 PM
> To: 'WCAG-WG'
> Subject: Link Text SC's
> Can someone please explain the difference between SC 2.4.4 and SC 2.4.8. They
> seem the same to me. The ³How To Meet² text is essentially the same (when
> ³programmatically associated² is defined as someone has suggested).
> 
> 
> Jim
> 
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