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Question re self-referencing links

From: Russ Weakley <russ@maxdesign.com.au>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 13:32:31 +1100
Message-Id: <FB781E43-FDC0-4180-86F9-6B0A309BAFB6@maxdesign.com.au>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi Accessibility folks (first time post so please be gentle)

My question is about "self referencing links" (for example a blog post page where the title of the blog post also links back to the same page)

An example:
<http://uxdesign.smashingmagazine.com/2012/03/12/dads-plea-developers-ipad-apps-children/>

The post heading is a link back to the same post.

Q1. does this fail to comply with any WCAG 2 checkpoints?
Q2. do you think it is an accessibility barrier to any groups?

I could assume that it presents a usability barrier (I sometimes click on the heading by accident and am then confused to appear back on the same page). Therefore, it could also present barriers for cognitive impaired users???

Love your thoughts!

Thanks
Russ
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