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Re: Limit on the links in a page

From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@smart.net>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 08:30:28 -0400
Message-ID: <5024FEE4.6030206@smart.net>
To: Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
As a screen reader user, I personally prefer there to be a single-page 
version of a document, even if that means many links. Among other 
benefits, it allows one to do global searches of the document, navigate 
by heading or other element across the whole content, and check one's 
relative position as a percentage so one knows how much as been 
traversed and how much remains.  It is fine if another HTML version is 
also available that splits the document into separate pages by section.  
If only one version is to be available, however, I think the single-page 
version provides the most overall usability.  From my conversations with 
other blind people, I think this perspective is widely held among us.

If I do not want to hear references to page elements such as "link" or 
"heading" as I'm reading, I can always copy and paste the page into an 
editor and read the plain text there instead.

Jamal

On 8/10/2012 7:37 AM, Ramón Corominas wrote:
> WCAG 2.0 Recommendation has 547 links. I guess that more complex 
> Recommendations have far higher number of links. Are they "inaccessible"?
>
> Regards,
> Ramón.
Received on Friday, 10 August 2012 12:31:20 UTC

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