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

From: Pawson, David <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 08:57:07 -0000
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    -----Original Message-----
Patrick H. Lauke
    
    Maybe I'm being dense, but I still fail to see the evil 
    inherent in providing internal anchors
    
    <a name="content"></a>
    
    and then offering a link to "skip" to those anchors
    
    <a href="#content" ...>skip to main content</a>

dp. How might it be described if I write
<a href="#content">Go turn yourself into a toad and you'll get to the target of this lnk</a>

Is that a skip? Surely the content of element is for local use? It can be
very helpful, or of little use. Specifying that it always should contain
a specific word is hardly in the spirit of SGML markup? Table of contents? Click here?
Its author options again. 

regards DaveP

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