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

From: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 08:36:16 -0500
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To: <david@dorward.me.uk>, "W" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

I was responding to bot messages.

Johnnie Apple Seed
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From: "David Dorward" <david@dorward.me.uk>
To: "W" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 8:08 AM
Subject: Re: Copywriting for Screenreaders (was Alt text for URL's)



On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 07:57:58AM -0500, david poehlman wrote:
 
> Nice idea dave,

If you want to respond to a message, could you please respond to that
message - and not to someone else's reply? It makes it rather
difficult to follow a thread and breaks the threading capability of
most decent email clients and mail archives.

> David Woolley wrote:
>> Buttons are actions, links are references.

> a main content button might actually be a nice idea.
 
That seems to be taking things in the opposite direction to David
Woolley's comments. "Main content" is part of a page, and the user
wants to "go to" it. "Main content" isn't *doing* anything (such as
sorting or editing) to the page.


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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Friday, 18 February 2005 13:36:51 GMT

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