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Re: skip navigation links

From: Jerry Weichbrodt <gerald.g.weichbrodt@ived.gm.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 11:12:49 -0400
Message-ID: <012e01c331be$414e1790$1c89ac82@GMTC.MPG.GM.COM>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

I'm sure the assumption is that nobody but a blind person would want a "skip
nav/skip to main content" link, and we wouldn't want to clutter the vast
majority of people's displays with something intended for such a minuscule
market.  Sighted folks, of course, all use mice and can just click where
they want to go.  There is no such thing as a sighted person not using a

This might sound a bit snide, but I'm sure it's very close to the thinking
behind the approach.


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From: Section 508.US
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Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 10:13 AM
Subject: skip navigation links



Both of these sites have a skip link
the gov site in fact has 5
the next site has 1
the 5 are invisible
the one is in plain site at the top of the nav box.
My question, is why hid the link? other than it can be done?
Received on Friday, 13 June 2003 11:12:15 UTC

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