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Re: Fw: FW: Skip navigation in WCAG-2

From: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 17:27:50 -0400
Message-ID: <002201c4977d$0bcac200$6401a8c0@DAVIDPC>
To: <tina@greytower.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

internal links,headers, well marked up and defined paragraphs and much that
can be done is great including well marked up lists which we can take
advantage of and yes, even tables if you like, we can handle them too.  I
don't like frames, but I can handle them and if you want to put the
navigation in a frame <shudder> fine, I can moarch onto the next frame.  My
biggest objection to "skip nav" is that it makes me feel like I've given no
place to go.  Go to main content would be helpful.  A heading of navigation
would be helpfull for the nav portion though.

Johnnie Apple Seed

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tina Holmboe" <tina@greytower.net>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, September 10, 2004 5:01 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: FW: Skip navigation in WCAG-2



On 10 Sep, Ineke van der Maat wrote:

> Perhaps user agents should have built in a possibility that
> automatically asks the user to skip this list and go to the content of
> the site, meeting this element?

  The probability of new, and old, user agents getting support for the
  seemingly non-backwards compatible XHTML 2.0 standard, when it becomes
  one, is rather slim.

  In the meantime it would be nice if, should the author desire to have
  a way for the user to jump about in the content to specific points,
  such navigation was included in a way that -all- browsers can
  understand.

  LINK would be ideal, but that idea effectively died many years ago.
  XHTML 2.0 nl is a nice, focused, little list and won't be a standard
  for some time to come, much less implemented, and definetly not
  backwards compatible any time soon.

  Internal links are not such a bad thing, guys. It takes the guesswork
  out of jumping about.

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