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Re: Keyword title-attribute report

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bruce.Bailey@ed.gov>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 14:17:41 -0400
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> Maybe we just need to clarify appropriate use cases. If title text is
> provided to clarify the target for link phrases of "Continue reading"
> and the like, then it's a good technique as the title attribute is
> being used appropriately to provide supplementary information. I think
> people's concerns are over title text that provides information that
> the user might not have reason to investigate, yet would benefit from
> knowing before following the link: like "Opens in a new window",
> "Flashing content", or "Will blow up your computer".

Sounds good to me!

> Windows Eyes will announce title text [on form elements]
> in the absence of a proper label.

Thanks Gez, I stand corrected.
Received on Thursday, 24 August 2006 18:18:30 GMT

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