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Re: Copywriting for Screenreaders (was Alt text for URL's)

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 14:35:56 +0100 (CET)
Message-Id: <200502141335.j1EDZuZX024370@asterix.andreasen.se>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

On 14 Feb, david poehlman wrote:

> We need to work toward standards compliance.  Te screen readers sould
> not and increasingly they do not and some never did need "skip" to
> anything.

  I don't quite follow. The closest we come, today, to a standard is
  what WCAG states about ways to allow an UA to go directly to the main
  content of a document.

  So a "skip to"* link seems quite appropriate, does it not?

  The exact phrasing is, of course, not something either WAI-IG OR the
  WAI should concern them/ourselves with. It depends both on the context
  and on the language used - not something for us to deal with.

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