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Re: Using anchor tags with header tags

From: Geek Chic <geekchic@geekchic.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 16:08:06 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <33747.64.3.115.194.1087859286.squirrel@www.geekchic.com>
To: sdale@stevendale.com
Cc: jon@hackcraft.net, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Steven,

Assume that the semantic function of the text *is* a header, for the
purposes of this question.

Does anyone know the answer to my first question -- Are there really
screen reader problems with <h2><a>text</a></h2>?

Thanks,

Melinda


>
> This is a semantic question....  If it is a header symantically Jon is
> correct.  If however, it is a link that explains why something is
> emphasized, I would use <strong>.  For an example,
>
> <p>
>     Webpages should be <a href"www.w3.org/wai">
> <strong>accessible</strong><a>. Blah blah blah....
> </p>
>
>>> I have seen some Web sites use <a><strong>text</strong></a> instead of
>>> <h2><a href="www.hp.com">text</a></h2> for text that appears to
>>> function as a header on the page.
>>
>> This is "that looks about right" coding.
>>
>>> Is that better?
>>
>> No, it's much worse.
>>
>
>
>
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