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Re: Proper description for links

From: Terrence Wood <tdw@funkive.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2004 18:21:18 +1200
Message-ID: <415CF75E.3000408@funkive.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

yes there is:
http://www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT/#tech-meaningful-links

Links should make sense when read out of context.

./tdw

On 1/10/04 4:27 PM, Tipton, William wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Is there a WAI guideline that talks about recommendations for labeling
> text links? I am talking about web pages that have all the actual links
> labeled "more" or "link" and having the text above that link describe
> the link.
> 
> I have done some searches on the WAI web page, but have not found that
> section in the guidelines if such a recommendation exists.
> 
> This causes problems with users who use screen readers when they jump
> from link to link with the tab key. They only hear "more", "more",
> "more".., and have to read the text around the link to see what
> information they will get if the link is activated.
> 
> Can you point me to the section of the guidelines that might talk about
> this and give recommendations.
> 
> Have a great day.
> 
> Bill
> 
> 
Received on Friday, 1 October 2004 06:17:07 GMT

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