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RE: Success Criterion 2.4.7. Focus Order

From: Roger Hudson <rhudson@usability.com.au>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 06:41:10 +1000
To: "'Phill Jenkins'" <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>, "'WAI Interest Group'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1Lzd5I-0003YB-Jv@maggie.w3.org>
Hi Phil,


Is a copy of this research available - it sounds very useful






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From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of Phill Jenkins
Sent: Friday, 1 May 2009 1:52 AM
To: WAI Interest Group
Subject: Re: Success Criterion 2.4.7. Focus Order


> 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

Phill Jenkins, 
Received on Thursday, 30 April 2009 20:42:30 UTC

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