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Re: Success Criterion 2.4.7. Focus Order

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 11:58:07 -0400
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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To: Phill Jenkins <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
this is where clear text comes in.  you need to make it clear that you  
are going to somewhere else on the page.

On Apr 30, 2009, at 11:51 AM, Phill Jenkins wrote:

 > making the link visible does no har to usability

do you have any data or studies to back up your assertion?

My data shows that users (seniors, novice, and about 80% of all  
others) have no idea why the link is there and when asked, expect it  
to do something else, such as skip to some other page in the web  
site.  When they do click on it they don't even realize that it only  
moved the focus to a different spot.

Phill Jenkins,

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Received on Thursday, 30 April 2009 15:58:48 UTC

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