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Re: Title attribute

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 21:52:56 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200105172052.f4HKquL16652@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> <a href="javascript:openHelpWindow('help.html')" title="This link opens 
> up a help window">Help</A>

Wrong.  This link is a dead link for anyone without Javascript or
who wants to operate securely.  It is also invisible to search
engines.  It is a WCAG failure - priority 1, I think.

If you have to do this, do it like this:

<a   href="help.html"
     onclick="openHelpWindow('help.html'); return false" 
     title="Help on how to use this page (pops-up if Javascript enabled)">Help</A>

Your others examples suggest that you fail the "provide alternatives
to scripting" multiple times.
Received on Thursday, 17 May 2001 17:13:38 UTC

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