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

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 13:59:18 -0400
Message-ID: <CAEy-OxHAtXgvS3AKGYhiy+EOreuikoN1PsaLVm7A6ogBBobycg@mail.gmail.com>
To: CAE-Vanderhe <gregg@raisingthefloor.org>
Cc: GLWAI Guidelines WG org <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

What would you say about when a link opens a scripted Overlay (that does
not have a URL)?

** katie **

Katie Haritos-Shea

Senior Accessibility SME (WCAG/Section 508/ADA)



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On Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 1:44 PM, CAE-Vanderhe <gregg@raisingthefloor.org>

> For background on this
> I was co-chair of the working group during the discussions of this topic
> when the WCAG was created - and clicking on a link (in normal use of the
> link to open or go to a new page) was not considered by the group to be
> ‘changing a setting’.   This was specifically discussed.  A link IS a “user
> interface component”, but clicking on it was not considered a change of
> setting (in normal use of the link to open or go to a new page of content)
> and the language of the SC was written to (try to) make this clear.
> Regards
> Gregg
> On Jul 9, 2014, at 1:13 PM, Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>
> wrote:
> The success criteria is predicated “on input” -- is pressing enter on a
> link “input”?  In this context it seems like a navigation command and not
> an input command.
> Jonathan
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