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Re: onclick vs Re: Click here

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 12:49:54 -0700
Message-Id: <a0510100ab979ccf4ac4b@[10.0.1.2]>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, Matt May <mcmay@w3.org>
Cc: Lynn Alford <lynn.alford@jcu.edu.au>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

At 11:43 AM -0400 8/9/02, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Saying 'click here' to a speech-input user is a little like saying "do you
>see?" to a person who is blind. It isn't quite appropriate. But beyond
>upsetting them you will probably get your meaning across.

And I've heard (or read) many blind people using English idioms that
refer to sight.  It's like claiming that saying "see you later!" is
an accessibility problem.

--Kynn

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