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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 09:37:05 -0500
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Ah,  It is action I said.  main content if it is written that way should be 
a link, but it should be clearly bounded as a table of contents item.  If 
however, you want to "go to main content" it should be a button.  A subtle 
distinction but an important one for usability.

Johnnie Apple Seed
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Dorward" <david@dorward.me.uk>
To: "W" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 9:30 AM
Subject: Re: Copywriting for Screenreaders (was Alt text for URL's)

On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 09:18:32AM -0500, david poehlman wrote:

> I think David put it eloquently enough, buttons are for actions, links are
> for references.

So why do you suggest "a main content button"?

Links take users to content - so anything that takes the user to the
main content of the page should surely be a link? The button wouldn't
_do_ anything to the main content.

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Friday, 18 February 2005 14:37:35 UTC

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