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Accessibility supported Re: Using Heading to Replace Skip Links

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2012 12:07:49 +0200
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Message-ID: <op.wd1c3be5wxe0ny@widsith-3.local>
On Wed, 09 May 2012 11:18:07 +0200, Patrick H. Lauke  
<redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:

> if the functionality is available, but only if users have a particular  
> browser/extension/AT, is it a pass or a fail? The argument seems to be  
> that it should work everywhere, regardless of what software the user  
> has. Taking it to extremes, does that mean a site should be usable by a  
> visually impaired/blind user when they're not using a screen reader?  
> Should we then require sites to be self-voicing? A strawman, admittedly,  
> but this goes to the heart of "accessibility supported".


It's pretty much necessary to explain what the user requirements are when  
rating a site...


Charles 'chaals' McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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