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RE: The title attribute is 99% bad

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 08:15:52 -0500
Message-ID: <C46A1118E0262B47BD5C202DA2490D1A033180F6@MAIL02.austin.utexas.edu>
To: "Mark Gristock" <mark.gristock@jkd.co.uk>, "Jesper Tverskov" <jesper.tverskov@mail.tele.dk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Mark Gristock wrote:

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesper Tverskov [mailto:jesper.tverskov@mail.tele.dk]
Sent: 01 September 2004 13:07
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: The title attribute is 99% bad

New version with two corrections:

1) "Link element" changed to "links",
2) "keyboard users" changed to "ordinary keyboard users" (title
attribute normally works for screen readers).


I assume that this is supposed to mean something like "users of ordinary
keyboards"? But that's still an undefinable term, and it doesn't seem
necessary to restrict "keyboard" in that way.  There are keyboards
designed for people who have the use of only one hand, but those are
still keyboards.  There are Dvorak keyboards, but those are still
keyboards. There are onscreen keyboards where keys are selected with a
breath-stick or an eye-tracking mouse, but those are still keyboards (or
at least keyboard interfaces).  They're all keyboards.
Received on Wednesday, 1 September 2004 13:15:54 UTC

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