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RE: navigation question

From: Beheler Kim <beheler_kim@bah.com>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 11:41:12 -0400
Message-ID: <CD6921F5E4AC7842B574B14C4E48A8CB68146D@MCLNEXVS03.resource.ds.bah.com>
To: "David Dorward" <david@dorward.me.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Yes I did mean alt attribute.  Thanks for your help!



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Subject: Re: navigation question


On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 11:30:26AM -0400, Beheler Kim wrote:
>    I have research on different ways to skip repetitive navigation.
Would
>    just using <a href="#mainContent"></a> be compliant without an
image
>    inside with the alt tag describing what is does?

I assume you mean an alt attribute? There is no alt tag in HTML.

That example would fail checkpoint 13.1 (Clearly identify the target
of each link).

http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10/wai-pageauth.html#tech-meaningful-links

You don't need an image as the content, but you need
*something*. Otherwise there is nothing to tell the user where the
link will take them. With that content-less structure, the majority of
user agents won't even indicate to the user that there is a link at
all!

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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