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RE: SC failure for opening new window without prior notice ?

From: WebKeyIT <v.conway@webkeyit.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:31:59 +0800
To: "'Steve Faulkner'" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, 'Aurélien Levy' <aurelien.levy@temesis.com>
Cc: "'WCAG WG'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
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Hi Aurelien

 

>From previous discussions with the IG, it would appear that this fails 3.2.5 but not 3.2.2.

 

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From: Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, 9 July 2014 4:48 PM
To: Aurélien Levy
Cc: WCAG WG
Subject: Re: SC failure for opening new window without prior notice ?

 

 

On 9 July 2014 09:40, Aurélien Levy <aurelien.levy@temesis.com <mailto:aurelien.levy@temesis.com> > wrote:

Do you consider opening new window with a target blank on a link without prior notice to the user as a WCAG success criteria failure ? (example : <a href="http://www.w3c.org" target="_blank">w3c website</a>)

 

from a read of How to Meet 3.2.2 (On Input)  -  http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG20/quickref/20140408/#consistent-behavior-unpredictable-change

it would appear not to be a failure.




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