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Re: Making an accessable site. Comments welcome.

From: Melvin J Waller Jr <wallerjm@ucs.orst.edu>
Date: Sat, 27 Feb 1999 13:27:43 -0800
Message-ID: <000f01be6298$037c9580$1f88c180@wallerjm>
To: "WAI Interest Group" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
When I use the pipe as a separator between links I try to remember to end
that string with some punctuation, usually a period. If this is not done a
screen reader will generally not notice the end of the string of links. This
can cause the last link and the next line of text to be read as one and the
same. The period generates a sufficient pause before reading the next line.


-----Original Message-----
From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
To: Robert Neff <rneff@moon.jic.com>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Date: Saturday, February 27, 1999 7:32 AM
Subject: Re: Making an accessable site. Comments welcome.

>At 2/27/99 08:49 AM, Rob Neff wrote:
>>you said, "with " | " to indicate this is a terminator, even at the end of
>>the line, there are more on the next line. (unnecessary when tabbing
>>them, but useful for screen magnifiers.)"
>>Out of curiousity do you recommend a "|" at the beginning for symetry or
>>practical use?  I would for visual symetry.  Your thoughts?
>Some use brackets or parentheses around each link. In such cases, they
>not terminate.  I think of  " | " and ", " as separators, so would not
>advocate their
>use at the beginning (or end). Your suggestion would support one at the end
>as well. I did omit that one, (none on the last line) ,analogous to no ", "
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