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Re: Site Maps and nested navigation

From: Julian Voelcker <asp@tvw.net>
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 12:00:13 -0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <VA.00001452.0ecd62a3@tvw.net>

Hi Stuart,

> ome menus like the 
> dropdowns on Suckerfish

I've always avoided the drop down lists.  The problems are:

There is no consistent way of operating them across sites so can be 
confusing for the user. i.e. do you click to expand a menu or hover 
over a menu item. Also bear in mind that people are either used to the 
menus on Macs or PCs which operate differently.

It is a lot of overhead to be carrying around on every page.

They are confusing to use from a screen reader point of view due to the 
vast number of links.

Cheers,

Julian Voelcker
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Received on Wednesday, 7 December 2005 11:58:43 GMT

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