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Are mailto links a problem for blind users

From: Anthony Quinn <anthony@frontend.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 19:29:23 -0000
To: "WAI Mailing list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLLFMJKDHOKHGOBIMCEFHCOAA.anthony@frontend.com>
Hi All,

I was wondering if including mailto links, which pop email windows if a user
follows a link on a webpage, are a problem for users of screen readers. I
would expect that they change the system focus without warning and should
therefore be avoided.

thanks,

Anthony

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