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Re: Anchor Names -- a P4 item?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 17:40:30 -0400 (EDT)
To: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0005311739450.7673-100000@tux.w3.org>
As far as I know, anchor names are not read by anything except machines. If
you want a meaningful title for a section anchor you should use the title
attribute.

Charles McCN

On Wed, 31 May 2000, Bruce Bailey wrote:

  Did "use meaningful labels for internal document anchors" not make it into
  the WCAG?  For example, using <A NAME="terminology"> versus <A
  NAME="targ12b">.
  
  If so, where is it?
  If not, isn't this a P2 or at least P3 usability issue?
  Aren't anchor names vocalized by screen readers?
  

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