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Re: Re[2]: New Topic

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 11:22:57 -0400
Message-ID: <000401c0ee9c$9198e840$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: <deminizer@mail.casi.sti.nasa.gov>, "Diana Ferraro" <dlferra@yahoo.com>, <ADAM.GUASCH@EEOC.GOV>, <marti@agassa.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I'm not sure I understand.  when I use jaws, if the linav links are at
the bottom of the page, I can just stop before I get there and go to the
next page.

----- Original Message -----
From: <deminizer@mail.casi.sti.nasa.gov>
To: "Diana Ferraro" <dlferra@yahoo.com>; <ADAM.GUASCH@EEOC.GOV>;
<marti@agassa.com>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 10:52 AM
Subject: Re[2]: New Topic

     As I said in my initial message --  A screen-reader, such as
     "JAWS", will read every line of every page, therefore, will read
     these repetitive text links from every page -- at the bottom,
     before going to the next page.


>If the links are at the end of the page you don't need a "skip". Marti

>If the links are at the bottom of the page, why do you need to skip

>Since the user cannot see the end of the page
.they do not know the links are at the bottom.
.Possibly an image with an alt="Page footer
.begins" (a stretched color square to immitate a
>horizonal rule) and an option of a link to the
."top" or "back".

--- deminizer@mail.casi.sti.nasa.gov wrote:
>      I would like some opinions / ideas about
> how to skip repetitve
>      links -- which are server-side includes.
>      We have a framed web site.  At the bottom
> of every page in the
>      "main content" frame, we are using server
> side includes to include
>      a file of text links for navigational
> purposes.  We are using the
>      server-side includes to make maintenance
> more feasible.
>      Since the links are at the bottom, we
> can't put a link to skip over
>      them.  Without having to change the layout
> of the page -- and put
>      the links at the top, does anyone have an
> idea of how we can make
>      it easy for a disabled person using a
> screen reader -- to skip
>      these links?
>      Regards,
>      David Eminizer
>      NASA Center for AeroSpace Information
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