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Re: Template for Accessible Web Page

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 18:37:07 +0000
Message-Id: <3D35AF44-9CEE-4CEE-9C98-04E9CAEF19EE@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "M. Urban" <m.urban@trilliumjazz.com>
To: "Haileselassie, Antonio O. (HQ-LM020)[InDyne, Inc]" <Antonio.O.Haileselassie@nasa.gov>

On 24 Mar 2008, at 18:30, Haileselassie, Antonio O. (HQ-LM020) 
[InDyne, Inc] wrote:
> Which sections did you find to be JavaScript dependant?

Select element as navigation.

> Also, the form elements I have come across that would require label  
> tags have them.
> There is the poll which could use a label tag, but employs the input's
> "value" attribute instead.

Which results in a tiny target area for clicks. Labels on radio  
buttons and checkboxes are probably those which most benefit pointing  
device users.

> Also, do you have alternate suggestions for more accessible templates?

I'd have mentioned them if I did.

A large, possibly the largest, part of accessibility comes down to  
using the correct markup for the data you have. You can't simply  
template that.

David Dorward
Received on Monday, 24 March 2008 18:37:46 UTC

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