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Re: breaking up links

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 07:34:34 -0500 (EST)
To: Jamie Mackay <Jamie.Mackay@cultureandheritage.govt.nz>
cc: "WAI Interest Group (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0011200732550.15226-100000@tux.w3.org>

I would put them in an unordered list.

And I am not sure that you need more than a newline anyway - perhaps you
should take that question to the WCAG group.

I agree that using a gif seperator isn't really helpful.



On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Jamie Mackay wrote:

  Simple question I gues, but has anyone got a good way for breaking up lists
  of links?

  I just want to list 6 navigation links one under the other on the front
  page. According to the guidelines I need to have more than just a <br> or
  <p> and they suggest using a numbered list to break up the links. However
  this solution would not be appropriate for what I am trying to achieve (and
  it seems very anti-usability to unecessarily impose order on navigation).

  I guess another option is the old single pixel gif (with blank alt="" of
  course), but this seems like a backward step to me, and goes against the aim
  of separating formatting from content.

  Any suggestions welcome
  Jamie Mackay

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