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RE: New Window inform

From: Steve Vosloo <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 10:29:55 +0200
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c257db$13bc0a20$130310ac@theijunction.icelogic.co.za>

Because a user can tab through the links of a page I should think that
the warning should be inside the link itself, e.g.

START LINK
www.microsoft.com (link opens a new browser window)
END LINK

Steve



> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Hy Cohen
> Sent: 07 September 2002 06:55 PM
> To: 'David Woolley'
> Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: RE: New Window inform
> 
> 
> 
> Please remember, to tell those using screen readers it is a 
> pop-up.  It can be very confusing to figure out what in the 
> world is going on. <grin>
> 
> Warmly,
> Hy
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf > Of David Woolley
> 
> Sent: Saturday, September 07, 2002 6:38 AM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: New Window inform
> 
> 
> 
> > can someone tell me what=20
> > a[target=3D"pop_up"]:after { content: "(This will open in a new = 
> > window.)"; } does, ie how one accesses this information?
> 
> 1) Use a browser with a strong CSS2 implementation, and which supports
>    frames, and doesn't have popups disabled by the user;
> 2) Code in a transitional version of HTML;
> 3) Code links that you want to pop up similar to:
> 
> <a href="...." target="pop_up">.......</a>
> 
> One with a strong CSS2 implementation but frames unsupported 
> or popups disabled will still show the message but not pop up!
> 
> Specifically, as part of a CSS2 style sheet, the rule selects 
> A elements that have a target attribute with the value 
> pop_up, and causes an additional inline box to be inserted 
> into the CSS rendering model, after the contents of the A 
> element, containing the text:
> 
>   (This will open in a new window.)
> 
> and with other rendering attributes inherited from the A 
> element box (I'm not sure if this includes :active dependent ones).
> 
> On windowing, frames capable browsers with popups enabled, 
> and no existing frame called pop_up, such a link, when 
> activated, will create a new window for the content.  
> (Subsequent uses will re-use the same window, unless it is 
> closed in the mean time.)
> 
> Frames related attributes and elements are not supported in 
> strict versions or in XHTML 1.1.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 9 September 2002 04:25:13 GMT

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