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Re: New Window inform

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 09:36:28 -0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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"Steve Vosloo" <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:000c01c258ad$b1ce0290$130310ac@theijunction.icelogic.co.za...
>
> So it seems that to be truly accessible you need to warn the user
> explicitly, and do so as part of a link to cover the possibility of
> someone tabbing through the page.

I don't think doing it within the link is appropriate, since then the
link text doesn't make sense out of context, if I use one of my tools to
get a list of links within the page, the links that gives don't open in
new windows, so your link text doesn't make sense.  I really think the
options are don't use new windows, or leave it to the UA to tell the
user.

Jim.
Received on Tuesday, 10 September 2002 05:40:19 GMT

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