W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > January to March 2001

Re: Examples of checkpoint 6.4?

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2001 09:37:01 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200101140937.f0E9b1i05628@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> There are defined semantics for the A element (and there are for the submit

That's at the core of many accessibility problems.  People don't want
to work within the defined semantics because they actually want to
emulate another tool or put their corporate brand on things.

> button as well). Using a javascript instead of this is a bad move. In the new

There is a legitimate use of onsubmit for client side pre-validation.

Whilst popups may not be a good idea, I would rather have sites that
popup for A elements with an onclick or onactivate, than the current
situation of using javascript:popup().  The number of dead links on
sites is getting annoyingly high at the moment.
Received on Sunday, 14 January 2001 04:37:06 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:13:53 GMT